Thea Bowman: Handing on Her Legacy

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Christian Koontz
Rowman & Littlefield, 1991 - Religion - 116 pages
"Thea Bowman was an amazing woman who discovered and developed her remarkable gifts for human life and culture. Early on, she committed herself to using those gifts in the service of intercultural awareness, understanding and acceptance." -- Back cover.
 

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Contents

Experiencing Black Spirituality Flying with the Metaphor
3
Let us Resolve to Make This Week a Holy One
7
Commemorations
10
My Beloved Thea
12
Everybodys Mother Was Born in Mississippi
15
Gone For Glory
18
Thea Goin Home Song
21
Waiting for the Lord with Courage
24
She Walked by Faith and not by Sight
45
Thea Bowman Priest to the People of God
51
She Made the Bishops Dance
54
Rhetoric in the Service of the Real
58
This Little Light of Mine The Possibility of Prophecy in the Black Catholic Church
71
Creations Introduction
92
Mary Haunts Me How My Characters Find Their Way Out
95
The Garden of the Crowing Hen
98

On Receiving the Laetare Medal
30
Reminiscences and Reflections
33
Next Door Neighbor
35
One of a Kind
38
Sharing the Songs of Faith
40
Ancestors
103
The Ragged Edge of Truth
106
Handing on Theas Legacy
115
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