Black Biblical Studies: An Anthology of Charles B. Copher : Biblical and Theological Issues on the Black Presence in the Bible
...foundational research & a major contribution toward our understanding of Biblical, theological, hermeneutical, historical, & cultural perspectives on the Black & African identity of the Biblical world, nations, & persons in redemptive history...an authentic African-centered view in the context of the African American experience...COPHER'S FIRST BOOK IN BLACK STUDIES, a distinguished & eminent scholar of the Old Testament; Professor Emeritus & Adjunct Professor of Old Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia; a Ph.D. in Biblical Literature from Boston University. CHAPTER TITLES: 1. Perspectives & Questions: The Black Religious Experience & Biblical Studies. 2. The Black Man in the Biblical World. 3. Blacks & Jews in Historical Interaction: The Biblical/African Experience. 4. Egypt & Ethiopia in the Old Testament. 5. African Americans & Biblical Hermeneutics: Black Interpretation of the Bible. 6. Biblical Characters, Events, Places & Images Remembered & Celebrated in Black Worship. 7. Three Thousand Years of Biblical Interpretation with Reference to Black Peoples. 8. Racial Myths & Biblical Scholarship: Some Random Notes & Observations. 9. The Bible & the African Experience: The Biblical Period. To order contact: Black Light Fellowship (Orders/Correspondence) -- Post Office Box 5369, Chicago, IL 60680. Contact: Thelma L. McCray, Phone: 312-563-0081, FAX: 312-563-0086. $14.95.
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