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Incorporating the African American Religious Experience into the Community College Curriculum and Classroom

Mary Jane Horton

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses teaching religion and in particular, teaching the African American religious experience. Topics covered include how to create a community of learners by establishing class ... More


 An Introduction to the Challenge of Difference

Margaret D. Kamitsuka

in Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311624
eISBN:
9780199785643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311624.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Feminist theology, with relatively new institutional standing within the field of Christian theology, has become divided and enriched (from it's white feminist author's perspective) by difference — ... More


 Negotiating with a Disciplinary Tradition

Margaret D. Kamitsuka

in Feminist Theology and the Challenge of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311624
eISBN:
9780199785643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311624.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How can the contemporary feminist theologians continue to remain engaged with the Christian tradition, whose creeds and sacred texts pose seemingly insuperable obstacles for a diversity of feminist ... More


Ruth and Esther as Models for the Formation of God's People: Engaging Liberationist Critiques

Cheryl B. Anderson

in Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

The books of Ruth and Esther feature protagonists who are outsiders in their contexts: female, foreign, and a widow and orphan respectively. Traditional readings offer these characters as models for ... More


Visitation: The Legacy of African-Derived Religions in Jamaica

Dianne M. Stewart

in Three Eyes for the Journey: African Dimensions of the Jamaican Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154153
eISBN:
9780199835713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154150.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the ambiguity, contradictions, and controversy surrounding the legacy of African-derived religions in Jamaica, especially with regard to Kumina, a Kongo/Koongo-derived Jamaican ... More


Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change

AnaLouise Keating

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037849
eISBN:
9780252095115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This lively and thought-provoking study is written in the traditions of radical U.S. women-of-color feminist/womanist thought and queer studies, inviting us to transform how we think about identity, ... More


The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Almeda Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664732
eISBN:
9780190678951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans unearths the ways that African American Christian youth separate their lives and spirituality into mutually exclusive categories, with the result that ... More


Are Afro-Latins Black?: The Construction of Blackness in Black Theology

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the rhetorical construction and discursive function of blackness in Afro-Cuban and womanist theologies. It provides an overview of Afro-Cuban theology and discusses the ... More


What Has Love to Do with It? Planetarity, Feminism, and Theology

KWOK PUI-LAN

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter attempts to read Spivak within the contexts of feminist and womanist theologies and theological writings of the Two-Thirds World. The aim is to show that ... More


Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Gary L. Lemons (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a visionary illustration of the life-transforming soul-work of body of pro-womanists. Its purpose promotes writings by women and men of color having come together in solidarity as models ... More


Introduction: The Experiment

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the interdisciplinary framework of the book and its core argument linking issues of racism and religion--particularly heteropatriarchal Christianity--in the cultural support for ... More


Being Young, Active, and Faithful: Black Youth Activism Reshaping Black Christian Social Witness

Almeda M. Wright

in The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664732
eISBN:
9780190678951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664732.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 continues exploring alternatives to fragmented spirituality by drawing connections between historical and contemporary models of American public theology and activism. Is Black youth ... More


Public Theology: A Feminist View of Political Subjectivity and Praxis

Rosemary P. Carbine

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter takes up the challenge of non-Western voices for theology’s political relevance, more specifically for elaborating a constructive feminist public theology. Rosemary P. Carbine critically ... More


Epilogue

Jerrilyn McGregory

in Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737820
eISBN:
9781604737837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737820.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of sacred music in Wiregrass County, and highlights some discoveries that were previously unknown to the public and many scholars. ... More


Conclusion

Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim

in Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769959
eISBN:
9780814771242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769959.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The concluding chapter summarizes the book's main arguments as well as the key insights it expects readers to take away. It highlights the way in which the Nation of Islam (NOI) legacy makes Nation ... More


Eve’s Positionality: Afrocentric and Womanist Ideologies

Andrea C. Abrams

in God and Blackness: Race, Gender, and Identity in a Middle Class Afrocentric Church

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814705230
eISBN:
9780814705254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814705230.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the relationship between Afrocentrism and womanist theology. Womanist theology serves as a counterdiscourse to black liberation theologies that do not attend to the particular ... More


From Self-Help to Womanist Self-Recovery: or, How Paula Gunn Allen Changed My Mind

AnaLouise Keating

in Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037849
eISBN:
9780252095115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037849.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reads mainstream “New Age” self-help literature in dialogue with women-of-colors narratives and proposes a new genre called “womanist self-recovery.” Womanist self-recovery represents a ... More


Pedagogies of Invitation: From Status-Quo Stories to Cosmic Connections

AnaLouise Keating

in Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037849
eISBN:
9780252095115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037849.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter calls for and attempts to enact alternatives to critical pedagogy. More specifically, it explores the implications of positing interconnectivity as a framework for invitational ... More


Moses, Feminism, and The Male Subject

Jennifer L. Koosed

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When women began reading the Bible as feminists, they focused on the ‘great women’ of the Bible, uncovered marginalized voices, critiqued patriarchal ideologies, sometimes rejected the text, and ... More


Black Hagar

Nyasha Junior

in Reimagining Hagar: Blackness and Bible

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198745327
eISBN:
9780191807039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745327.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 4 details connections between multiple Black Hagar traditions within scholarship in religious studies and biblical studies. In conversation with Delores Williams’s Sisters in the Wilderness: ... More


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