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Every Time I Feel the Spirit Religious Experience and Ritual in an African American Church

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ISBN-10: 0814758207

ISBN-13: 9780814758205

Edition: 2004

Authors: Timothy Nelson

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View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . "Nelson reveals the spiritual lives of black Southerners like few authors before him. In beautifully written and theoretically engaging prose, the ritual experience of low country worshippers emerges in rich and compelling detail. This book will surely deepen our understanding of power and authority in African American religious life." Marla Frederick, author ofBetween Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith "A very welcome book, not just for what we learn about one African American congregation, but for its reminder of what it means to see the world with religious eyes. Nelson's guided tour of a Charleston,…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 222
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Timothy J. Nelsonis senior lecturer in sociology and assistant research professor in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

God's house in the holy city
Religious experience and ritual
"Do you really know who God is?"
"On the battlefield"
"In spirit and in truth"
Sacrifice of praise
Race, class, and religion
Conclusion : belief, experience, and ritual