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The talking book : African Americans and the Bible

Author: Allen Dwight Callahan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the profound impact of the ible on African-American culture and history, from the colonial era to the present. Connecting hip-hop, soul, sermons, and a wide range of other arts to the Bible, Allen Callahan shows how certain biblical themes have helped African Americans deal with injustice and find a collective identity. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Dwight Callahan
ISBN: 0300109369 9780300109368 9780300136166 0300136161
OCLC Number: 64453352
Description: xiv, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The talking book --
The poison book --
The good book --
Exile --
Exodus --
Ethiopia --
Emmanuel.
Responsibility: Allen Dwight Callahan.
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Explores the African American experience of the Bible from a variety of perspectives. Connecting biblical stories and images to the music, politics, religion, and arts and letters of African  Read more...

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"A fascinating excursion through many genres of African-American culture, as varied as spirituals and hip hop, sermons and the visual arts."--Leslie Callahan, University of Pennsylvania --Leslie Read more...

 
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