African American Religious Studies: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

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Gayraud S. Wilmore
Duke University Press, 1989 - 468 pages
Gayraud S. Wilmore is Professor of Church History and Afro-American Religious Studies at The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He has published numerous articles and booksl including Black Witness to the Apostolic Faith, David Shannon, co-ed.; Black and Presbyterian: The Heritage and the Hope; and Last Things First. Professor Wilmore is the recpicient of the Bruce Klunder Award of the Presbyterian Interracial Councils (1969), the Sward of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Harlem (1971), and various honorary degrees.

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Contents

Part One Origins Context and Conceptualization
1
Black Church Studies and the Theological Curriculum
22
Assessment and New Departures for a Study of Black Religion in
34
The Fifth Religion Joseph
50
The Religious Ethos of the Universal Negro Improvement Association
60
Thaumaturgical Responses to Racism
82
Part Two Biblical Studies
101
Black Experience and the Bible Robert A Bennett
129
ReligioEthical Reflections Upon the Experiential Components of
249
Part Four Historical Studies
267
Reexamining
301
Religion and Black Protest Thought in African American History
318
The Muslim Mission in the Context of American Social History
340
Part Five Mission and Ministry Studies
357
The Woman as Preacher Cheryl J Sanders
372
Singing Praise to God in African American Worship Contexts
392

Toward an AfroChristian
140
The Bible ReContextualization and the Black Religious Experience
155
Introduction
173
Black Womens Experience as a Source for Doing
208
An Interpretation
228
The New Shiloh Saturday Church School Sid Smith
405
Pastoral Counseling and the Black Perspective Edward
420
Confronting the System William A Jones Jr
429
Index
457
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