9780687332755

Liberating Black Church History: Making It Plain

  • ISBN 13:

    9780687332755

  • ISBN 10:

    0687332753

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/20/2014
  • Publisher: Abingdon Pr

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Summary

"No serious scholar in biblical studies today can introduce students to his or her field without taking into account the contributions of African American scholarship. The long traditions of biblical interpretation in the black church, and the innovative research and writing performed by African-American scholars in recent years are now essential components of a critical study of the Bible. Yet up to now, knowing how best to introduce the fruits of African American biblical scholarship to students, particularly those in the survey class, has been difficult. Good resources exist, yet too often they were not written with the needs of introductory students in mind. This book meets that need by providing an overview of the most important developments in African American approaches to biblical scholarship. Written with the needs of beginning students in mind, it will offer insight into the particular ways that African American scholarship has shaped the world of biblical study."

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