Can I Get a Witness? Prophetic Religious Voices of African-American Women

ISBN-10: 1570751137

ISBN-13: 9781570751134

Edition: N/A

Authors: Marcia Y. Riggs

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List price: $28.00
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 9/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Marcia Y. Riggs is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia.

Preface and Acknowledgments
"Not by the Commission of Men's Hands"
"My Call to Preach the Gospel"
"The Subject of My Call to Preach Renewed"
"Conversion and Call"
"Call to Ministry"
"On Racial Prejudice"
"Proclaiming the Gospel in the Slave States"
"The Lord Has Made Me a Sign"
"Arn't I a Woman?"
"Ain't I a Woman?"
"I Suppose I Am About the Only Colored Woman That Goes About to Speak for the Rights of Colored Women"
"Harriet's Religious Character"
"One of Two Things"
"On Reaching Free Soil"
"Proud of That 'Ole Time Religion'"
"Call to Service"
"A Period of Stern Opposition"
"Texts of Special Significance in Virginia's Twenty Years' Experience"
An Address Delivered Before the Afric-American Female Intelligence Society of America (1832)
"My Call to Preach"
"Heavenly Visitations Again"
"Public Effort-Excommunication"
"Women in the Gospel"
"Our Greatest Want"
"The Requisites of True Leadership"
"The Duty of the National Association of Colored Women"
"What Role is the Educated Negro Woman to Play in the Uplifting of Her Race?"
"My Last Will and Testament"
"Not Color But Character"
"The Colored Woman and Her Relation to the Domestic Problem"
"The Christian Teacher: The Hope of Negro America"
"Singing the Lord's Song"
"No Greater Legacy"
"On the South's Idea of Justice"
"The Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the Colored Woman"
"The Awakening of Women"
"The Club Movement Among Colored Women of America"
"The Ethics of the Negro Question"
"Lynching, Our National Crime"
"Negro Womanhood Defended"
Excerpt from Echo in My Soul
"The NAACP Years"
"Somebody Carries On
"Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired"
"The Relationship Between Religion and Today's Social Issues"
Afterword: "Will the Circle of Witnesses Be Unbroken?"
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