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African American female mysticism : nineteenth-century religious activism

Author: Joy R Bostic
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Black religion, womanist thought, social justice.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"African-American Female Mysticism: Nineteenth Century Religious Activism" adds to the burgeoning conversation regarding African-American female mysticism. The primary subjects of this book are three icons of black female spirituality and religious activism: Jarena Lee, Sojourner Truth, and Rebecca Cox Jackson. All three of these women are usually identified solely within the Protestant Christian tradition and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joy R Bostic
ISBN: 9781137375056 1137375051
DOI: 10.1057/9781137375056
OCLC Number: 864828120
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. The Nineteenth-Century Contextual Landscape of African American Female Mysticism --
2. On Defining Mysticism and the Sacred Social Worlds of African American Women --
3. Standing Upon the Precipice: Community, Evil, and Black Female Subjectivity --
4. God I Didn't Know You Were So Big: Apophatic Mysticism and Expanding World Views --
5. Look at What You Have Done: Spiritual Power and Re-imagining the Divine --
6. Wholly Weaving the Spider's Web: African American Women's Mystical Activism.
Series Title: Black religion, womanist thought, social justice.
Responsibility: Joy R. Bostic.

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African-American Female Mysticism: Nineteenth Century Religious Activism is an important book-length treatment of African-American female mysticism. The primary subjects of this book are three icons  Read more...
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