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African American religious thought : an anthology

Author: Cornel West; Eddie S Glaude, Jr.
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

An anthology of African American religious thought, compiled by pre-eminent scholar Cornel West and rising star Eddie Glaude, which is intended to redefine the field of African religious studies.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cornel West; Eddie S Glaude, Jr.
ISBN: 0664224598 9780664224592
OCLC Number: 52348875
Description: xxvi, 1054 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Towards New Visions and New Approaches in African American Religious Studies / Cornel West, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. --
Part 1. Prehistory of African American Religious Studies --
Of the Faith of the Fathers / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Origins of the Church / Benjamin Elijah Mays and Joseph William Nicholson --
The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death Love / Howard Thurman --
The Negro Church and Assimilation / E. Franklin Frazier --
Part 2. Theorizing African American Religion --
American Africans in Conflict : Alienation in an Insecure Culture / Cornel West --
Authority, Alienation, and Social Death / Orlando Patterson --
The Racial Factor in the Shaping of Religion in America / C. Eric Lincoln --
The Black Church : A Gender Perspective / Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham --
The Central Themes of American Religious History : Pluralism, Puritanism, and the Encounter of Black and White / David W. Wills --
Assessment and New Departures for a Study of Black Religion in the United States of America / Charles H. Long --
Part 3. Slavery and a Black Religious Imagination --
Death of the Gods / Albert J. Raboteau --
The Christian Tradition : Black Conversion and White Sensibility : Religious Foundations of the Black Nation / Eugene Genovese --
Exodus / Theophus H. Smith --
Of the Black Church and the Making of a Black Public / Eddie S. Glaude Jr. --
"Doers of the Word" : Theorizing African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the Antebellum North / Carla L. Peterson --
Part 4. Black Destiny and the End of the Nineteenth Century --
"Ethiopia Shall Soon Stretch Forth Her Hands" : Black Destiny in Nineteenth-Century America / Albert J. Raboteau --
The Making of a Church with the Soul of a Nation, 1880-1889 / James Melvin Washington --
Negotiating and Transforming the Public Sphere : African American Political Life in the Transition from Slavery to Freedom / Elsa Barkley Brown --
Part 5. The Interwar Period : Migration, Urbanization, and Black Religious Diversity --
Racial Christianity / S.P Fullinwider --
Religious Diversification during the Era of Advanced Industrial Capitalism / Hans A. Baer and Merrill Singer --
Chosen Peoples of the Metropolis : Black Muslims, Black Jews, and Others / Wilson Jeremiah Moses --
Religious Ethos of the UNIA / Randall K Burkett --
Marcus Garvey, Father Divine, and the Gender Politics of Race Difference and Race Neutrality / Beryl Satter --
Charles Manuel "Sweet Daddy" Grace / John O. Hodges --
The Black Roots of Pentecostalism / lain MacRobert --
"Together and in Harness" : Women's Traditions in the Sanctified Church / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes --
Reverend George Washington Woodbey : Early Twentieth-Century California Black Socialist / Philip S. Foner --
Part 6. Black Religion and the 1960s --
From The Luminous Darkness / Howard Thurman --
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the African-American Social Gospel / Clayborne Carson --
The Religion of Black Power / Vincent Harding --
Integrationism and Nationalism in African-American Intellectual History / James H. Cone --
Part 7. Black Theology and Its Critics --
A Sense of Urgency / Albert B. Cleage Jr. --
Black Spirituals : A Theological Interpretation / James H. Cone --
Slave Theology in the "Invisible Institution" / Dwight N. Hopkins --
Black Theology and the Black Woman / Jacquelyn Grant --
Divine Racism : The Unacknowledged Threshold Issue for Black Theology ; James Cone : God, Champion of the Oppressed / William R. Jones --
Black Theology : A Marxist Thought / Cornel West --
Ontological Blackness in Theology / Victor Anderson --
Part 8. African American Religion and Cultural Criticism --
Jesse Jackson and the Symbolic Politics of Black Christendom / James Melvin Washington --
The Madonna of 115th Street Revisited : Vodou and Haitian Catholicism in the Age of Transnationalism / Elizabeth McAlister --
Rethinking Vernacular Culture : Black Religion and Race Records in the 1920s and 1930s / Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham --
Homophobia and Heterosexism in the Black Church and Community / Kelly Brown Douglas --
For Rent, "Cabin in the Sky" : Race, Religion, and Representational Quagmires in American Film / Judith Weisenfeld --
The Prophetic Tradition in Afro-America / Cornel West.
Responsibility: Cornel West, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., editors.
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