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Stony the Road We Trod: African American Biblical Interpretation

Cain Hope Felder - Religion - 1991 - 260 pages
A hallmark of American black religion is its distinctive use of the Bible in creating community, resisting oppression, and fomenting social change.
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Anatomy of the New Testament

Robert A. Spivey, D. Moody Smith, Jr., C. Clifton Black - Religion - 2013 - 544 pages
This broadly adopted textbook weds literary and historical approaches to focus on the New Testaments structure and meaning. Anatomy of the New Testament is systematic, critical ...
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Handbook of Themes for Preaching

James W. Cox - Religion - 1991 - 268 pages
Experts from various fields offer concise definition, analysis, and discussion of nearly one hundred preaching topics. Subjects discussed include decision-making, abortion ...
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The Westminster Theological Wordbook of the Bible

Donald E. Gowan - Religion - 2003 - 551 pages
In The Westminster Theological Wordbook of the Bible an outstanding group of biblical scholars explain key theological and ethical words of the Bible (New Revised Standard ...
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Scripture and Ethics: Twentieth-Century Portraits

Jeffrey Siker - Religion - 1996 - 304 pages
How should the Bible be used in Christian ethics? Although this question has been addressed many times, little attention has gone to how the Bible actually has functioned in ...
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Yet With a Steady Beat: Contemporary U.S. Afrocentric Biblical Interpretation

Randall C. Bailey - Religion - 2003 - 200 pages
These essays address issues of cultural criticism, utilization of Black religious sources, struggles of Afro-diasporan peoples, and ideological criticism in interpreting the ...
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An End to this Strife: The Politics of Gender in African American Churches

Demetrius K. Williams - Religion - 224 pages
Williams's important work argues that taking the New Testament and particularly Galatians 3:28 seriously should lead black churches to challenge sexism and racism not only in ...
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