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African American Religious Studies

Gayraud Wilmore

African American Religious Studies

An Interdisciplinary Anthology

by Gayraud Wilmore

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • History of religion,
  • Social history,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • History Of Religion (General),
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • African American Studies,
  • cloth,
  • African Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9563768M
    ISBN 100822309041
    ISBN 109780822309048

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African American Studies and Black Diaspora, Religious Studies This anthology provides a coherent, interdisciplinary theoretical base for students of African American religious studies and will assist in the design of programs and courses for lay theological education and : Gayraud Wilmore.

Books of interest to African Americans and people of color. Most are from a Christian perspective - biographies, devotionals, Bibles, children's books, urban christian fiction. Essential for students of American religious history." --Paul Harvey, "Religious Studies African American Religious Studies book "Sernett's book provides a masterfully 'wrapped around' selection of African American Religious Studies book that should lead to greater appreciation of the impact of African American religious tradition on American culture as a whole." --Nan Sumner-Mack, "Providence"/5(22).

This anthology African American Religious Studies book a coherent, interdisciplinary theoretical base for students of African American religious studies and will assist in the design of programs and courses for lay theological education and training.

To this end, the editor has assembled material from Old and New Testament Author: Gayraud Wilmore. AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIONS: HISTORY OF STUDY. The theoretical and analytical foundation of African American religious studies was initially laid by the prophetic voices of New World blacks such as Frederick Douglass ( – ) and David Walker, who put forth critical proclamations that challenged the spiritual integrity of "Christian Americans" while making.

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And Still I Rise Tote Bag. There is an ongoing debate as to whether African American Studies is a discipline, or multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary field. Some scholars assert that African American Studies use a well-defined common approach in examining history, politics, and the family in the same way as scholars in the disciplines of economics, sociology, and political science.5/5(3).

On JanuDr. Brad R. Braxton began as the new Director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life (CSAARL) and the Supervisory Curator of Religion at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. He succeeds Dr. Yolanda Pierce, the inaugural Director of the Center, who was recently installed.

A guide to resources in Religious Studies. RECOMMEND USING CHROME; Contains the complete contents of Religion Index One (journal literature in religion from present), Religion Index Two (multi-author works, such as Festschriften, conference proceedings, and other volumes of collected articles and essays, present), and Index to Book African American Religious Studies book in : African American Religious Studies book Garza Carreón.

Turner regularly teaches a series of courses on African-American religious history and African American Studies. African American Religious Studies book of his courses are cross-listed in the Department of Religious Studies and the African American Studies Program.

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of religion in the lives of this particular ethnic group. African American religious life, in all its forms, is a vibrant, creative, resourceful testament to the power of faith to uplift and sustain in the face.

Believing that African American religious studies has reached a crossroads, Cornel West and Eddie Glaude seek, in this landmark anthology, to steer the discipline into the future/5. African American Spiritual Churches that I research are a blended religious group. And I like that term “blended”.

And what they’ve done, they have conjoined all of these various elements from institutionalised religions – and I’ll talk about them in just a moment – and they’ve created their own, unique : Thomas Coleman III.

The African American Church Studies Program (AACS) will prepare students to address the issues and challenges of leadership in African American contexts and communities.

Exposing students to social, historical, and theological nuances of African American religious culture, the AACS program strives to meet several core objectives. Information from the “Religious Attendance Data ” points to the significance of Houston, for example, regarding an understanding of African American religious practice and belief.

There are roughlyAfrican Americans attending services on a regular, weekly basis; and this rate of attendance is 40% greater than for non-African Americans.

The introduction to Embodying Black Religion discusses the reason for the text’s emergence as well as its scope and trajectory. Surveying the two areas in African American religious studies where the body has been given the most attention—theology and ethics—we conclude that much of this theological and ethical work provides limited and narrow attention to the nature of.

African-American studies (alternately named Afroamerican studies, or in US education, black studies) is an interdisciplinary academic field that is primarily devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of black people from the United n American studies are a sub-field of African diaspora studies and Africana studies, the study of the people of African origin.

The Subcommittee on African American Affairs prioritizes a focus on leadership development. Regarding the question of leadership within the context of the African American Catholic community, we recall the statement delivered to the National Conference of Catholic Bishops inwhich noted that African American Catholics are not highly visible in our.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The development of Black religion in America / C. Eric Lincoln --Black church studies and the theological curriculum / James H.

Evans, Jr. --Assessment and new departures for a study of Black religion in the United States of America / Charles H.

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Milton C. Sernett is an American historian, author, and professor at Syracuse University. He has published many books, articles and book chapters on African American history. His published works in African-American history focus on abolitionism, religion, biographies and the Underground Railroad.

He has spent several years studying the anti-slavery movements in. African American Religious Cultures. by Anthony B. Pinn, Editor. The first Africans to arrive as slaves in the Americas brought with them an array of faiths, including Islam and indigenous African religions, as well as an exposure in some cases to Christian beliefs.

The thesis of the conference panel “What Is African American Religion” may be summarized as follows: The future of scholarship on African American religion lies in an expanded vision of the African American past. And the other panels at this conference, the Future of the African American Past, point the way there.

Journal of African-American History (formerly the Journal of Negro History). Silver Spring, MD: Association for the Study of African American Life and History, This quarterly journal was founded as the Journal of Negro History in and is published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and bills itself as "the leading scholarly source Author: Suzanne Estelle-Holmer.

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The book should be required reading for any seminary class on biblical interpretation and for seminary students and pastors interested in understanding the history and struggles of the black church in America." Wy Plummer, African American Ministries Coordinator, Mission to North America, Presbyterian Church in America.

Arguing that the complexity of beliefs, choices, and actions of African Americans need not be reduced to expressions of black religion, West and Glaude call for more careful reflection on the complex relationships of African American religious studies to conceptions of class, gender, sexual orientation, race, empire, and other values that.

“Religion” has been used within African American studies to identify the sacred rituals, symbols, traditions, and worldviews to which black folks adhere and to distinguish them from the ordinary, informal, and nonsacred principles that structure black life.

African American Religious Participation. Throughout American history, the Black church has occupied a distinctive position in the lives of African Americans as the traditional institutional core of African American communities (Barnes, ; Billingsley, ; Brown, ; Dillard, ; Lincoln & Mamiya, ).Despite differences in their origins and individual histories, the Cited by: African and African American Religious Studies History Makers the Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America.

This authoritative four-volume reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence. African American Studies and Black Diaspora, History > U.S. History, Religious Studies This widely-heralded collection of remarkable documents offers a view of African American religious history from Africa and early America through Reconstruction to the rise of black nationalism, civil rights, and black theology of : Milton C.

Sernett. Our new book, Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos, paints a largely positive portrait of African American and Latino family life in the United States, especially compared to some contemporary accounts. We find that most African Americans and Latinos will marry at some point in their lives, most of them are married.

African American Studies. African American Studies, Each book pdf the series will pdf a mastery of material though the use of empirical data and appropriate methodological analysis. We seek manuscripts for this series that are comparative in scope and perspective and that also do an effective job of showing the relationship between.Introduction: Towards New Visions and New Approaches in African American Religious Studies / Download pdf West and Eddie S.

Glaude, Jr. Pt. 1. Prehistory of African American Religious Studies ; 1. Of the Faith of the Fathers / W. E. B. Du Bois ; 2. Origins of the Church / Benjamin Elijah Mays and Joseph William Nicholson ; 3.General Overviews.

Ebook volumes ebook this section attend to broad swathes of American literary history but often focus on a specific religious or theological aspect, such as Dunne and Shurr in their analyses of Calvinism’s influence on American literature, or Bercovitchwhich considers a particular religious aspect, such as the jeremiad.