Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

by Vincent L. Wimbush
     
 

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The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected biblical scholar Vincent Wimbush here outlines the five phases of African American reading and shows how the Bible offered a language-world through which Africans Americans have negotiated the strange land into

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The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected biblical scholar Vincent Wimbush here outlines the five phases of African American reading and shows how the Bible offered a language-world through which Africans Americans have negotiated the strange land into which they were thrust.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451419443
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
01/02/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
882,248
File size:
203 KB

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