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Teaching African American religions

Author: Carolyn M Jones Medine; Theodore Louis Trost
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: AAR teaching religious studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The variety & complexity of its traditions make African American religion a difficult topic to teach at undergraduate level. The essays in this volume offer practical, innovative ways to teach this subject in a variety of settings.
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Genre/Form: Ebook
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études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn M Jones Medine; Theodore Louis Trost
ISBN: 019516797X 9780195167979 0195167988 9780195167986
OCLC Number: 56510749
Description: xii, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, Mining the motherlode of African American religious experience / Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost --
Teaching in the contact zone : the African American religions course in the large public university / Carolyn M. Jones --
On the plantation / Nancy A. Hardesty --
Border disputes : honoring our ancestors, honoring ourselves / Stephanie Y. Mitchem --
Incorporating the African American religious experience into the community college curriculum and classroom / Mary Jane Horton --
"I want to be ready!" : teaching Christian education in the African American experience / Yolanda Y. Smith --
"Testifying" and "testimony" : autobiographical narratives and African American religions / Moses N. Moore, Jr. --
Rethinking the core : African and African American religious perspectives in the seminary curriculum / Edwin David Aponte --
Acknowledging diversity in the American Catholic experience / Bernadette McNary-Zak --
"Making a way out of no way" : interpreting the praxis of the Black Church for theological education / Daphne C. Wiggins --
Tribal Talk : African ancestral spirituality as a resource for wholeness / Will "Esuyemi" Coleman --
Teaching from the crossroads : on religious healing in African Diaspora contexts in the Americas / Linda L. Barnes --
Teaching African American religions as learning to resist racism / Peter R. Gathje --
Teaching African Religions at a traditionally white institution in the South / Ralph C. Watkins --
Watching for religion and race at the movies / Theodore Louis Trost --
Afterword, Teaching religion behind the veil / Emilie M. Townes.
Series Title: AAR teaching religious studies.
Responsibility: edited by Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost.

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