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Womanist Ethics and the Cultural Production of Evil (Black Religion, Womanist Thought, Social Justice)

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This groundbreaking book provides an analytical tool to understand how and why evil works in the world as it does. Deconstructing memory, history, and myth as received wisdom, the volume critically examines racism, sexism, poverty, and stereotypes.

Synopsis:

This groundbreaking book provides an analytical tool to understand how and why evil works in the world as it does. Deconstructing memory, history, and myth as received wisdom, the volume critically examines racism, sexism, poverty, and stereotypes.

About the Author

Emilie M. Townes is an ordained Baptist clergywoman and the Carolyn Williams Beaird Professor of Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Preface: On Memory * Introduction: The Womanist Dancing Mind: Cavorting with Culture and Evil * Beginning with Imagination: Proceedings Too Terrible to Relate * Vanishing into Limbo: The Moral Dilemma of Identity as Property and Commodity * Invisible Things Spoken: Uninterrogated Coloredness * Legends as Memories Greater Than Memories: Black Reparations in the United States as Subtext to Empire * Wounded in the House of Friends: Religious Values and Public Policy Formation * Growing Like Topsy: Solidarity in the Work of Dismantling Evil

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403972729
Author:
Townes, Emilie M.
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Townes, Emilie M.
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Good & Evil
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Christian ethics
Subject:
Womanist theology
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Black Religion, Womanist Thought, Social Justice
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.625 in

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