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Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue

Dwight N HopkinsGeorge C L Cummings (Ed)

Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue

Dwight N HopkinsGeorge C L Cummings (Ed)

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Table of ContentsIntroduction by Will Coleman1. Slave Theology in the "Invisible Institution" by Dwight N. Hopkins2. The Slave Narratives as a Source of Black Theological Discourse: The Spirit and Eschatology by George C. L. Cummings3. "Coming through 'Ligion": Metaphor in Non-Christian and Christian Experiences with the Spirit(s) in African American Slave Narratives by Will Coleman4. Liberation Ethics in the Ex-Slave Interviews by Cheryl J. Sanders5. Slave Narratives, Black Theology of Liberation (USA), and the Future by George C. L. Cummings6. By Perseverance and Unwearied Industry by Joan Martin7. Godforsakenness in African American Spirituals by David Goatley8. "Wading through Marry Sorrows": Toward a Theology of Suffering in Womanist Perspective by M. Shawn Copeland

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Drawing on slave narratives found in forty-one volumes of interviews and one hundred autobiographies by former slaves, these contributors explore how enslaved African Americans received the often oppressive faith of their masters but transformed it into a gospel of liberation. This classic work demonstrates how an authentic black theology of liberation today must listen to the divine spirit that once fed and continues to feed the black religious experience. This second edition includes three additional provocative essays.



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About "Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue"

Table of ContentsIntroduction by Will Coleman1. Slave Theology in the "Invisible Institution" by Dwight N. Hopkins2. The Slave Narratives as a Source of Black Theological Discourse: The Spirit and Eschatology by George C. L. Cummings3. "Coming through 'Ligion": Metaphor in Non-Christian and Christian Experiences with the Spirit(s) in African American Slave Narratives by Will Coleman4. Liberation Ethics in the Ex-Slave Interviews by Cheryl J. Sanders5. Slave Narratives, Black Theology of Liberation (USA), and the Future by George C. L. Cummings6. By Perseverance and Unwearied Industry by Joan Martin7. Godforsakenness in African American Spirituals by David Goatley8. "Wading through Marry Sorrows": Toward a Theology of Suffering in Womanist Perspective by M. Shawn Copeland
- Publisher

Drawing on slave narratives found in forty-one volumes of interviews and one hundred autobiographies by former slaves, these contributors explore how enslaved African Americans received the often oppressive faith of their masters but transformed it into a gospel of liberation. This classic work demonstrates how an authentic black theology of liberation today must listen to the divine spirit that once fed and continues to feed the black religious experience. This second edition includes three additional provocative essays.


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Meet the Authors

Dwight N Hopkins

Dwight N. Hopkins is Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School. He has published several books, which include Being Human: Race, Culture, and Religion (2005), Heart and Head: Black Theology Past, Present, and Future (2002) and Global Voices for Gender Justice (2001, co-editor with Ramathate Dolamo and Ana Maria Tepedino).

George C L Cummings (Ed)

George C. L. Cunnings is the Pearl Rawlings Hamilton Professor of Systematic Theology at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

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  • Catalogue Code 201785
  • Product Code 0664225217
  • EAN 9780664225216
  • Pages 222
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2003
  • Dimensions 232 x 152 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.304kg

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