The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History
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.
theology, Christian Bible, African-Americans
African American Studies | Biblical Studies | Christianity | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Wimbush, Vincent. The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History. Minneapolis, MN:Fortress Press, 2003.