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Afro-eccentricity : beyond the standard narrative of black religion

Author: William David Hart
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Afro-Eccentricity explores three overlapping stories of Black Religion: the Soul, Black Church, and Ancestor Narratives. Hart contends that these narratives dominate most account of Black Religion that, collectively, he calls the Standard Narrative of Black Religion. Against the backdrop of this account, where Afro-Eccentricity is a pun and critical trope, Hart interprets Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the Widow  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William David Hart
ISBN: 9780230111578 0230111572
OCLC Number: 666237427
Description: x, 239 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Afro-eccentricity: a introduction --
Three narratives of Black religion --
Art and the ancestor narrative --
The archaeologist --
The renegade --
The prophet --
The conjuror --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: William David Hart.
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