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The Resource Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion, Bettye Collier-Thomas

Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion, Bettye Collier-Thomas

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Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion
Title
Jesus, jobs, and justice
Title remainder
African American women and religion
Statement of responsibility
Bettye Collier-Thomas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Bettye Collier-Thomas gives us an account of the religious faith, social and political activism, and extraordinary resilience of black women during the centuries of American growth and change. It shows the beginnings of organized religion in slave communities and how the Bible was a source of inspiration. The author makes clear that while religion has been a guiding force in the lives of most African Americans, for black women it has been essential. As co-creators of churches, women were a central factor in their development. This book explores the ways in which women had to cope with sexism in black churches, as well as racism in mostly white denominations, in their efforts to create missionary societies and form women's conventions. It also reveals the hidden story of how issues of sex and sexuality have sometimes created tension and divisions within institutions.--From publisher description
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338065
Cataloging source
DLC
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Collier-Thomas, Bettye
Dewey number
277.3/08208996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.N4
LC item number
C644 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Christian women
  • Christianity and politics
  • Social movements
  • Social justice
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the history of African American women and religion
Label
Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion, Bettye Collier-Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Soul hunger" : in slavery and freedom -- "Taxation without representation" : religious leadership -- "A woman's church within the church" : the woman's movement in the church -- "The relief corps of heaven" : women and missions -- "Righteous guidance" : religion and politics -- Across the divide : the interracial and interdenominational movement -- "Womanpower" : religion, race, gender : consolidation of a movement -- "Jesus, jobs, and justice" : the Black woman's agenda
Control code
ocn419799056
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxiv, 695 p.
Isbn
9781400044207
Isbn Type
(hc. :alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038528
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419799056
Label
Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion, Bettye Collier-Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Soul hunger" : in slavery and freedom -- "Taxation without representation" : religious leadership -- "A woman's church within the church" : the woman's movement in the church -- "The relief corps of heaven" : women and missions -- "Righteous guidance" : religion and politics -- Across the divide : the interracial and interdenominational movement -- "Womanpower" : religion, race, gender : consolidation of a movement -- "Jesus, jobs, and justice" : the Black woman's agenda
Control code
ocn419799056
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxiv, 695 p.
Isbn
9781400044207
Isbn Type
(hc. :alk. paper)
Lccn
2009038528
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419799056

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