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Honoring the ancestors : an African cultural interpretation of black religion and literature

Author: Donald Henry Matthews
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Henry Matthews
ISBN: 9780199963997 0199963991
OCLC Number: 805011346
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago.
Description: xiii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Interpretation and the African American Situation ; 2. Cultural Contact and Cultural Space: The Dialectics of Negation and Resistance ; 3. A Theology of the Spirituals: The Spirituals as Postmodern Discource ; 4. Black Literary Criticism and Narrative Hermeneutics ; 5. An Analysis of All God's Dangers Based on the Spirituals ; 6. The Spirituals: An African Cultural Narrative Theology ; Postscript ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Donald H. Matthews.

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Matthews has done a valuable service in Honoring the Ancestors. It is a remarkable study of African American life, culture, and spirituality. His ingenious four Fs will change the way readers and Read more...

 
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