By Juan Floyd-Thomas,Stacey Floyd-Thomas,Carol B. Duncan,Stephen G. Jr. Ray,Nancy Lynne Westfield
Over the final thirty years African American voices and views became necessary to the examine of many 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 background, ethics, sociology of faith, homiletics, pastoral care, and several other fields. usually the paintings of those African American students is introduced jointly within the seminary curriculum less than the rubric of the black church stories category. Drawing on those a number of disciplines, the black church reports classification seeks to provide an account of the huge which means of Christian religion within the African American adventure. prior to now, even if, there has no longer been a unmarried, accomplished textbook designed to fulfill the wishes of scholars and teachers in those sessions. Black Church stories: An Introduction will meet that want. 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 necessary source for all these getting ready to serve in African American congregations, or to appreciate African American contributions to the research of Christian faith.
- Looks on the assorted definitions and services of the Black Church in addition to the ways that race, classification, faith, and gender tell its evolution.
- Provides a entire 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 parts and disciplines.
- Will allow the reader to narrate the paintings of African American theological students to the projects of preaching, educating, and major in neighborhood congregations.
- Will give you the reader the main finished knowing 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
Theology/Theology and Doctrine/Contemporary Theology
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Black Church Studies: An Introduction by Juan Floyd-Thomas,Stacey Floyd-Thomas,Carol B. Duncan,Stephen G. Jr. Ray,Nancy Lynne Westfield