Law and the Prophets Black Consciousness in South Africa, 1968-1977
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Description: The 1970s are a decade virtually lost to South African historiography. This span of years bridged the banning and exile of the country's best-known antiapartheid leaders in the early 1960s and the furious protests that erupted after the Soweto uprisings of June 16, 1976. "The Law and the Prophets" is an intellectual history of the resistance movement between 1968 and 1977; it follows the formation, early trials, and ultimate dissolution of the Black Consciousness movement. Magaziner argues that only by understanding how ideas about race, faith, and selfhood developed and were transformed in this period might we begin to understand the dramatic changes that took place.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 9/7/2010
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction The Seventies|
|Making Black Consciousness|
|Sophiatown after the Fall: The Sixties|
|"Black man, you are on your own!": Black Students, White Liberals, and Adulthood|
|The Age of Philosophers: Becoming "Black Consciousness"|
|Church, State, and the Death of God: A Prolegomenon to the Black Messiah|
|Christ in Context: The Changing Face of Christianity|
|The South African Voice: From Black Theology to the Black Messiah|
|"I write what I like": Conscientization, Culture, and Politicization|
|The Age of Politics: Confronting the State|
|Keeping Faith with the Black Messiah: Suffering, Hope, and the Cost of the Future|
|Conclusion: Yesterday is a Foreign Country|