The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

Title

The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

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Description

The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected biblical scholar Vincent Wimbush here outlines the five phases of African American reading and shows how the Bible offered a language-world through which Africans Americans have negotiated the strange land into which they were thrust.

ISBN

9780800635749

Publication Date

1-1-2003

Publisher

Fortress Press

City

Minneapolis

Keywords

theology, Christian Bible, African-Americans

Disciplines

African American Studies | Biblical Studies | Christianity | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion