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The courage to hope : from black suffering to human redemption

Author: James Melvin Washington; Quinton Hosford Dixie; Cornel West
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Melvin Washington; Quinton Hosford Dixie; Cornel West
ISBN: 0807009539 9780807009536
OCLC Number: 505765483
Notes: "Essays in honour of James Melvin Washington."
Description: xiv, 267 p. : port. ; 22 cm.
Contents: "God's all in this place": God and historical writing in the postmodern era / David D. Daniels III --
Passage and prayer: the origin of religion in the Atlantic world / Charles H. Long --
"The blood of the martyrs is the seed of faith": suffering in the Christianity of American slaves / Albert J. Raboteau --
Providence and the Black Christian consensus: a historical essay on the African American religious experience / Sandy Dwayne Martin --
Waymaking and dimensions of responsibility: an African American perspective on salvation / Genna Rae McNeil --
"Calling the oppressors to account": justice, love, and hope in Black religion / James H. Cone --
Difference as evil / Judith Weisenfeld --
The politics of conversion and the civilization of Friday / Walter E. Fluker --
Linking texts with contexts: the biblical sermon as social commentary / Carolyn Ann Knight --
What can we say to these things?: James Melvin Washington and preaching in the African American church tradition / Mark V.C. Taylor --
Preaching by punctuation: moving from texts and ideas to sermons that live with passion / Gary V. Simpson --
Have you not read what David did?: a sermon for Jim Washington / Richard Newman --
Strangers and the homecoming: church and community in the grammar of faith / Dale T. Irvin --
Seeming silence and African American culture: interruption as a metaphor of transformation in the religious historiography of James Melvin Washington / Lucas Wilson --
"Some folks get happy and some folks don't": diversity, community, and African American Christian spirituality / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes --
Letter to James: a conversation on archaeology and soul / E. Lee Hancock --
Benediction / Cornel West
Responsibility: edited by Quinton Hosford Dixie and Cornel West ; foreword by Vincent Harding.

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