Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith / Edition 1

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Overview

To be a woman of faith in the American South is to understand and experience spirituality in a particular way. How this understanding expresses itself in everyday practices of faith is the subject of Between Sundays, an innovative work that takes readers beyond common misconceptions and narrow assumptions about black religion and into the actual complexities of African American women's spiritual lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520233942
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 11/20/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 275
  • Sales rank: 1,221,731
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author


Marla F. Frederick is Assistant Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Harvard University.
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Table of Contents

Preface
First Sunday: Introduction 1
Revival: Strange Meetings 30
Prophetic Engagement
Monday: "Of the Meaning of Progress" 39
Tuesday: Gratitude and Empathy 63
Revival: Reading Church History 82
Wednesday: Righteous Discontent 92
Revival: "Are We a Church or a Social Change Organization?" 122
Priestly Transformation
Thursday: Televangelism (and Shifting Discourses of Progress) 131
Revival: "Loosed Women" 160
Friday: Financial Priorities 166
Saturday: Sexual Politics 186
Second Sunday: Conclusion 210
Notes 221
Bibliography 243
Index 255
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