Name it and Claim It?: Prosperity Preaching in the Black Church

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Pilgrim Press, 2007 - Religion - 147 pages
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The author uses history and sociology in her latest resource to ground her arguments regarding the appeal of prosperity preaching in the black church. She carefully explores the shape of black communities and those things that make prosperity churches attractive to black members, describes three types of prosperity churches, and considers the impact of these churches and their ideologies on black communities and the black church.

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STEPHANIE Y. MITCHEM is Associate Professor, University of South Carolina. She is the author of African American Women Tapping Power and Spiritual Wellness, Introducing Womanist Theology, and numerous articles and book chapters.

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