Pioneer of Black Theology, J. Deotis Roberts, Passed away at 95

Over the several decades, Dr. Roberts’s work has become “a touchstone” for generations of Black theologians, as per his former student David Emmanuel Goatley who is the director of the Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School. Dr. J. Deotis Roberts was 95 when he passed away July 22 at his home in Clinton, Md. His daughter Charmaine Roberts Parker first confirmed the death but did not cite a cause.

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What actually caused the demise of J. Deotis Roberts?

J. Deotis Roberts died at the ripe old age of 95 years old. His actual cause of death has not been officially disclosed as of now.

J. Deotis Roberts Age and His Family

J. Deotis Roberts was 95 years old at the time of his death. He was born on 12 July 1927 at Spindale, North Carolina, U.S.A. 

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His parents, as well as sibling details, have not been gathered as of now. But Roberts will be known as one of the best Black theologians of all time.

Which school and college did J. Deotis Roberts Went to?

J. Deotis Roberts was a well-learned man.  He went to get an AB degree from Johnson C. Smith University, BD from the famed Shaw University Divinity School, and got the STM from Hartford Seminary.

In the year of 1957, he became the very first Afro-American to get a Ph.D. from New College, University of Edinburgh, in Philosophical Theology. Also in the year 1994, he was awarded an honorary DLitt, also from the University of Edinburgh.

J. Deotis Roberts Net Worth, How much does he has collected?

As of now; J. Deotis Roberts’s net worth figure is under the wraps.

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J. Deotis Roberts Wife, What about his relationship?

J. Deotis Roberts was married to her 66 years, Elizabeth Caldwell Roberts who works as an elementary school teacher died in 2019.

In addition to his daughter Parker of Clinton, Md, there are two other daughters, Carlita Roberts Marsh and Kristina Roberts.

Was heactive on any social media platforms?

J. Deotis Roberts does not have an account on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook accounts.

It looks like Roberts has kept a secretive life and was not interested in posting his thoughts and posts pictures on social media sites.

Physical Appearance of J. Deotis Roberts’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
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Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about J. Deotis Roberts’s should be known

EthnicityAfro American
Zodiac SignLeo
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Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseElizabeth Caldwell Roberts