Uncommon Faithfulness: The Black Catholic Experience

Uncommon Faithfulness: The Black Catholic Experience

by M. Shawn Copeland
     
 

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An engaging study of black catholics, their contributions to the Catholic church, and the challenges they face. These essays describe the experience of black Catholics in this country since their arrival in North america in the sixteenth century ujtil the present day. The essays highlight the difficulties black Catholics faced in their early attempts to join churches…  See more details below

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An engaging study of black catholics, their contributions to the Catholic church, and the challenges they face. These essays describe the experience of black Catholics in this country since their arrival in North america in the sixteenth century ujtil the present day. The essays highlight the difficulties black Catholics faced in their early attempts to join churches and enter religious communities, their participation in the civil rights struggle, and the challenges they face today as they seek full inclusion in the church, whether in terms of liturgical practice or pastoral ministry.

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ISBN-13:
9781608333585
Publisher:
Orbis
Publication date:
11/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
933,106
File size:
691 KB

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