Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk
This landmark work in emerging African American "womanist" thought uses the image of Hagar--mother of Ishmael, cast into the wilderness by Abraham and Sarah but protected by God--as a prototype for African American women. Williams sees in the story of Hagar--an African woman, surrogate mother, homeless, exiled--an image of survival and defiance that is appropriate to African American women today. Index.
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Objectively, this is a pathbreaking book. We wouldn't have womanist theology in its current form without this book. The theological academy has taken up some of Williams' major moves enthusiastically ... Read full review