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American religious experience

Frederick Sontag

American religious experience

the roots, trends, and futureof American theology

by Frederick Sontag

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- United States -- History.,
  • Philosophy, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (387)-394.

    Statementby Frederick Sontag and John K. Roth.
    ContributionsRoth, John K. 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT30.U6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 401 p. ;
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19031548M

    The above rethinking of African American religious experience's content, scope, and meaning is the challenge I posed in Why, Lord? Having thrown out the challenge in that book, I attempt to address the demands of this challenge in subsequent efforts, most notably this volume. This volume builds on scholarship by scholars of African American religion that emphasizes the centrality of the body in religion and religious experience. The argument is grounded in Anthony Pinn’s understanding of religion as an embodied quest for complex subjectivity, or push for more life meaning.

    The African American Religious Experience ADAPTED FROM ESSAYS BY IAN STRAKER THE AFRICAN PAST The slave trade brought an estimated ten to forty million Africans to the Americas. Among the religions these Africans carried with them were the Yoruba and Bakongo belief systems and Islam. Change in the religious beliefs and practices of these displaced Africans was inevitable, given . Among his publications are two books: Religious Television: The American Experience (Longmans ) and Taming the Television: A Parents’ Guide to Children and Television (Albatross ). This book was published in by Longman, New York.

    Knowing Christ Crucified is a powerful reading of the Cross of Jesus, both as it is written in scripture and in the experi­ence of the poor and oppressed - particularly in the history of black people in America, from the time of slavery up to the ing with the 'dark wisdom of the slaves,' Shawn Copeland shows how enslaved people found in the story of Jesus both an affirmation of Brand: Orbis Books. This Far by Faith is the story of how religious faith inspired the greatest social movement in American history -- the U.S. Civil Rights a's struggle, rise, and triumph from slavery to equal rights for all is a living testament to the power of deep, personal faith for Americans of all colors. The black experience in America, even black music, is defined by a steady, burning.


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