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Conversations with God : two centuries of prayers by African Americans

Author: James Melvin Washington
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of more than 190 prayers, spanning 235 years, by African Americans.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Melvin Washington
ISBN: 0060171618 9780060171612 0060926570 9780060926571
OCLC Number: 30624433
Description: li, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Slavery and the eclipse of the African Gods, 1760-1860 --
The crucible of the Anglo-African conscience, 1861-1893 --
The vale of tears, 1894-1919 --
The new Negro, 1920-1955 --
The Civil Rights ethos, 1956-1980 --
Postmodern African-American worlds, 1981-1994.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by James Melvin Washington.

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Presents a collection of more than 190 prayers, spanning 235 years, by African Americans.

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