Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue / Edition 2

Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue / Edition 2

by Dwight N. Hopkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664225217

ISBN-13: 9780664225216

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Drawing on slave narratives found in forty-one volumes of interviews and one hundred autobiographies by former slaves, these contributors explore how enslaved African Americans received the often oppressive faith of their masters but transformed it into a gospel of liberation. This classic work demonstrates how an authentic black theology of liberation today must

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Drawing on slave narratives found in forty-one volumes of interviews and one hundred autobiographies by former slaves, these contributors explore how enslaved African Americans received the often oppressive faith of their masters but transformed it into a gospel of liberation. This classic work demonstrates how an authentic black theology of liberation today must listen to the divine spirit that once fed and continues to feed the black religious experience. This second edition includes three additional provocative essays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664225216
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
222
Sales rank:
1,205,782
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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