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By Carol White

ISBN-10: 0823269817

ISBN-13: 9780823269815

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ISBN-13: 9780823269822

picking out African American religiosity because the ingenuity of a humans continually striving to inhabit their humanity and eke out a significant lifestyles for themselves amid harrowing conditions, Black Lives and Sacred Humanity constructs an idea of sacred humanity and grounds it within the writings of Anna Julia Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, and James Baldwin. Supported through present theories in technology reports, severe concept, and non secular naturalism, this idea, as Carol Wayne White demonstrates, bargains a capacious view of people as interconnected, social, value-laden organisms with the capability to rework themselves and create nobler worlds in which all sentient creatures flourish.

Acknowledging the good damage wrought via divisive and tricky racial structures within the usa, this e-book deals an alternative choice to theistic types of African American religiosity to encourage more recent, conceptually compelling perspectives of spirituality that deal with a vintage, perennial spiritual query: What does it suggest to be totally human and completely alive?

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