Black Religion: Malcolm X, Julius Lester, and Jan Willis

Black Religion: Malcolm X, Julius Lester, and Jan Willis

by W. Hart


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This book explores the spiritual dimensions (political, racial, sexual, and violent) of Malcolm X's journey from Christianity to Islam, Julius Lester's journey from Christianity to Judaism, and Jan Willis's journey from Christianity to Buddhism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230107212
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/14/2010
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William David Hart is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He is the author of Edward Said and the Religious Effects of Culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Afro-Eccentricity and Autobiography Jahiliyyah& Jihad Hijrah& Hajj Julius Lester: Blackness& Teshuvah Janice Willis: Duhkha& Enlightenment Bluing the Note Coda: My Point of View as Author

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