Forged in the Fiery Furnace African-American Spirituality

ISBN-10: 1570754721

ISBN-13: 9781570754722

Edition: 2012

Authors: Diana Hayes

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 4/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: Forged in the Fiery Furnace
What Is Africa to Me?
African Roots
African Origins
African Religious Systems
African Traditional Religion
Life in/as Community
African Spirituality
Creation Stories
Sacred Ritual
Human Agencies
Out from Africa
Lord, How Come Me Here?
Building Community
Unity in Diversity
Africanisms in the United States
Roman Catholic Influences
Protestant Influences
An Enslaved Understanding of Scripture
Say Amen, Somebody
Emergence of African American Spirituality
Spirit Possession and Being Slain in the Spirit
The Conversion Experience: Protestant
The Conversion Experience:
Roman Catholic
Slave Resistance
Slave Narratives
A Paradoxical Faith
Yet Do I Marvel
An Oral Spirituality
The Sorrow Songs
The Role of the Spirituals: Compensatory or Revolutionary?
Social Consciousness
Rechristianizing Christianity
Post-Civil War/Post-Reconstruction
Oh, Freedom!
The Emergence of the Black Church
Freedom's Beginning: Slavery's End
Freedom's Spirit: The Black Church
Development of Independent Black Churches
What Is the Black Church?
Freedom's Betrayal: The Rise of Jim Crow
The Black Church: Post-Reconstruction
Freedom Deferred: An Alternate Spirituality
My Soul Is Rested
The Struggle for Justice
"A Change Is Gonna' Come"
A Movement of the Spirit
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Black Power and the Nation of Islam
A Liberating Black Theology
The Praxis of Black Catholics
How Far We've Come
Beautiful Are the Souls of My Black Sisters
The Spirituality of African American Women
Daughters of Africa
Building Community
African American Women and the Bible
Womanist Theology and Spirituality
African American Catholic Women
Strong Women Keep a'Comin'
We Who Believe in Freedom
Spirituality in Action
Walter Earl Fluker: Spirituality as a Basis for Ethical Leadership
James H. Evans, Jr.: Spirituality and Social Transformation
Peter J. Paris: Spirituality of a People
Carlyle Fielding Stewart III Soul Survivors
Cornel West: Combative Spirituality
Gayraud S. Wilmore: Pragmatic Spirituality
Robert M. Franklin: A Diversity of Traditions
Bryan N. Massingale: Lamentation and Compassion
Alternative Spiritualities
The Faith Journey Continues
Selected Bibliography
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