Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a black storefront church. (Book, 2011) []
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Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a black storefront church.

Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a black storefront church.

Author: Mary E Abrums
Publisher: Lanham : Altamira, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Moving the Rock tells the stories of a group of African American women who belong to a small storefront church in central Seattle.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary E Abrums
ISBN: 0759113203 9780759113206
OCLC Number: 761284220
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Contents: PrefaceIntroduction: A Short HistoryPart I. Morning Sun Missionary Baptist ChurchChapter 1. Morning Sun Church and Its LeadersChapter 2. The FamilyChapter 3. MotherhoodPart II. The Women of Morning Sun ChurchChapter 4. Molly Lake Lander: "I Guess I Have to Go to Jesus"Chapter 5. Caren Lake: "Having a Dream"Chapter 6. Mahalia Lake: "I Don't Ask the Lord to Move the Mountain, Just Give Me the Strength to Climb It"Chapter 7. Mable Jackson: "All I Asked the Lord for Was a Man with a Cigarette and a Job"Chapter 8. Betty Jones: "I Like to Go!"Chapter 9. Joann Jones Newton: "When God Comes, He's Getting Some of Every Race"Chapter 10. Marie Jones Smith: "Getting that Made-Up Mind"Chapter 11. Linda Wilson, Marie's Daughter: "All These Years I Have Become Stronger"Part III. The Research ProcessChapter 12. The Research, the Women, and MeAppendix: The Research Questions, Theories, and Methods


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Abrums, an anthropologist and registered nurse, examines the lives of African American women members of the Morning Sun Church in the Central District of Seattle. Abrums spent 18 months observing and Read more...

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