Carved in Ebony: Lessons from the Black Women Who Shape Us

Carved in Ebony: Lessons from the Black Women Who Shape Us

by Jasmine L. Holmes, Karen Ellis

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Overview

Elizabeth Freeman, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Maria Fearing, Charlotte Forten Grimké, Sarah Mapps Douglass, Sara Griffith Stanley, Amanda Berry Smith, Lucy Craft Laney, Maria Stewart, and Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

These names may not be familiar, but each one of these women was a shining beacon of devotion in a world that did not value their lives. They worked to change laws, built schools, spoke to thousands, shared the Gospel around the world. And while history books may have forgotten them, their stories can teach us so much about what it means to be modern women of faith.

Through the research and reflections of author Jasmine Holmes, you will be inspired by what each of these exceptional women can teach us about the intersections of faith and education, birth, privilege, opportunity, and so much more. Carved in Ebony will take you past the predominantly white, male contributions that seemingly dominate history books and church history to discover how Black women have been some of the main figures in defining the landscape of American history and faith.

Join Jasmine on this journey of illuminating these women—God's image-bearers, carved in ebony.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493433711
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/02/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 843,440
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jasmine L. Holmes is the author of Mother to Son: Letters to a Black Boy on Identity and Hope. She is also a contributing author for Identity Theft: Reclaiming the Truth of Our Identity in Christ and His Testimonies, My Heritage: Women of Color on the Word of God. She and her husband, Phillip, are parenting three young sons in Jackson, Mississippi. Learn more at www.jasminelholmes.com.

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