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Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope / Edition 1
     

Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope / Edition 1

by Emilie Maureen Townes
 

ISBN-10: 1555406831

ISBN-13: 9781555406837

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book offers an important contribution to the recovery and articulation of African-American womanist experience. Ida Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) was an activist, social reformer, and churchwoman. Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope recovers her life and historical context and examines the extent to which her perspective can be a resource for a contemporary womanist

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This book offers an important contribution to the recovery and articulation of African-American womanist experience. Ida Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) was an activist, social reformer, and churchwoman. Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope recovers her life and historical context and examines the extent to which her perspective can be a resource for a contemporary womanist Christian social ethic. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of Wells-Barnett, Emilie Townes examines the religious and social world in which she worked as well as her many speeches and publciations. Townes focuses especially on Wells-Barnett's participation in the anti-lynching campaigns of the late nineteenth century. She argues that Wells-Barnett's life and work can provide important lessons in leadership and social activism for contemporary Black churchwomen. nature of leadership for Black women,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555406837
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
AAR Academy Series , #79
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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