Named an Honor publication for Nonfiction by way of the Black Caucus of the yankee Library Association
African American theology has an extended and significant heritage. With glossy roots within the civil rights activities of the Nineteen Sixties, African American theology has long past past problems with justice and social transformation to take part in broader dialogues of theological inquiry. The Oxford guide of African American Theology brings jointly major students within the box to provide a serious and entire research of this theological culture in its many types and contexts. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this Oxford instruction manual examines the character, buildings, and features of African American Theology. the quantity surveys the sector by way of highlighting its resources, doctrines, inner debates, present demanding situations, and destiny clients that allows you to current key themes concerning the broader palette of Black faith in a sustained scholarly layout. This formative assortment provides present scholarship on African American Theology and scripture, eschatology, Christology, womanist theology, sexuality, ontology, the worldwide economic system, and lots more and plenty extra. The members signify a various set of religion views, including to the layered discourses in the quantity. those essays extra very important discussions at the urgent debates and demanding situations that form black and womanist theologies.
Read Online or Download The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology (Oxford Handbooks) PDF
Similar African American Studies books
Sacred Rice explores the cultural intricacies by which Jola farmers in West Africa are responding to their environmental and fiscal stipulations given the centrality of a crop--rice--that is the lynchpin for his or her financial, social, spiritual, and political worlds. according to greater than ten years of writer Joanna Davidson's ethnographic and ancient study on rural Guinea-Bissau, this publication seems on the dating between humans, vegetation, and identification because it explores how a society involves outline itself throughout the creation, intake, and reverence of rice.
An exam of the aesthetics of black faith as present in numerous elements of the realm together with the Americas, the Carribean, Africa and Europe.
African American girls have as a rule been portrayed as "pillars" in their communities―resilient moms, sisters, better halves, and grandmothers who stay steadfast within the face of all adversities. whereas those portrayals suggest that African American ladies have few mental difficulties, the medical literature and demographic facts current a unique photograph.
Within the arms of Strangers is a set of files by means of writers and witnesses from the prior, either black and white, that provide views at the alternate and flow of slaves. Many records elucidate the long-standing discord among North and South over the problem of slavery. within the fingers of Strangers is split into 3 components.
Extra resources for The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology (Oxford Handbooks)