Black Church Studies: An Introduction by Juan Floyd-Thomas,Stacey Floyd-Thomas,Carol B. PDF

By Juan Floyd-Thomas,Stacey Floyd-Thomas,Carol B. Duncan,Stephen G. Jr. Ray,Nancy Lynne Westfield

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Over the final thirty years African American voices and views became necessary to the learn of some of the theological disciplines. Writing out in their specific place within the North American context, African American thinkers have contributed considerably to religious study, theology, church historical past, ethics, sociology of faith, homiletics, pastoral care, and several fields. often the paintings of those African American students is introduced jointly within the seminary curriculum lower than the rubric of the black church reviews type. Drawing on those numerous disciplines, the black church reports type seeks to offer an account of the large which means of Christian religion within the African American event. in past times, notwithstanding, there has no longer been a unmarried, finished textbook designed to fulfill the wishes of scholars and teachers in those periods. Black Church reports: An Introduction will meet that desire. Drawing at the paintings of experts in numerous fields, it introduces the entire center theological disciplines from an African American viewpoint, from African American biblical interpretation to womanist theology and and ethics to sociological understandings of the lifetime of African American church buildings. it is going to turn into an vital source for all these getting ready to serve in African American congregations, or to appreciate African American contributions to the learn of Christian faith.

  • Looks on the different definitions and capabilities of the Black Church in addition to the ways that race, category, faith, and gender tell its evolution.
  • Provides a finished view of the contributions of African American Scholarship to the present theological discussion.
  • Written by means of students with extensive services in a few topic components and disciplines.
  • Will permit the reader to narrate the paintings of African American theological students to the projects of preaching, educating, and prime in neighborhood congregations.
  • Will give you the reader the main entire figuring out of African American theological scholarship on hand in a single volume.

Stacey Floyd-Thomas, Brite Divinity School
Juan Floyd-Thomas, Texas Christian University
Carol B. Duncan, Wilfrid Laurier University
Stephen G. Ray Jr., Lutheran Theological Seminary-Philadelphia
Nancy Lynne Westfield, Drew University

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