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Courage to Hope: From Black Suffering to Human Redemption

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In this unique collaboration, the most prized and esteemed scholars in theology, religious history, and sociology offer a new understanding of American spiritual life by placing African-American religious experience at its center. Moving from specific cases in African-American history and theology to discussions of how African-American experiences can and should inform all studies of American life, they uncover the spiritual human soul that unites all of us. The editors call this project a "testament of hope," and it is a powerful tribute to the late James M. Washington, whose works were an inspirational search for universality.

Contributors include James H. Cone, David D. Daniels III, Walter E. Fluker, Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, E. Lee Hancock, Dale T. Irvin, Carolyn Ann Knight, Charles H. Long, Sandy Dwayne Martin, Genna Rae McNeil, Richard Newman, Albert J. Raboteau, Gary V. Simpson, Mark V.C. Taylor, Judith Weisenfeld, and Lucas Wilson.

Synopsis:

A collaborative theology built on African-American religious experience and American spiritual life <BR> Judith Weisenfeld, Albert J. Raboteau, Charles Long, James H. Cone, and many other prized and esteemed voices collaborate to build a new theology based on the African-American religious experience and America's religious landscape. Moving from studies of specific cases in African-American history and theology to discussions of how African-American experiences can and should inform all studies of American life, they uncover the spiritual human soul that unites us and transcends the accidents of the racial, economic, and social identities that keep us apart. The editors call this project a "testament of hope," and it is a powerful tribute to the late James M. Washington, whose intellectual projects, including Conversations with God: Two Centuries of Prayer by African-Americans, were an inspirational search for universality.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-254) and index.

About the Author

Quinton Hosford Dixie is assistant professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana. Cornel West is Alphonse Fletcher, Jr., University Professor at Harvard University and author of many books, including Race Matters. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Vincent Harding is author of many books, including I've Known Rivers. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807009536
Other:
Dixie, Quinton H.
Author:
West, Cornel
Editor:
Dixie, Quinton Hosford
Author:
Dixie, Quinton Hosford
Author:
West, Cornel
Author:
Dixie, Quinton H.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Sociology of Religion
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Sociology of Religion x
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
African Americans - Religion
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.43x5.58x.83 in. .82 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A collaborative theology built on African-American religious experience and American spiritual life <BR> Judith Weisenfeld, Albert J. Raboteau, Charles Long, James H. Cone, and many other prized and esteemed voices collaborate to build a new theology based on the African-American religious experience and America's religious landscape. Moving from studies of specific cases in African-American history and theology to discussions of how African-American experiences can and should inform all studies of American life, they uncover the spiritual human soul that unites us and transcends the accidents of the racial, economic, and social identities that keep us apart. The editors call this project a "testament of hope," and it is a powerful tribute to the late James M. Washington, whose intellectual projects, including Conversations with God: Two Centuries of Prayer by African-Americans, were an inspirational search for universality.
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