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My sister, my brother : womanist and Xodus God-talk / Karen Baker-Fletcher, Garth Kasimu Baker-Fletcher.

Author/Creator:
Baker-Fletcher, Karen.
Publication:
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Series:
Bishop Henry McNeal Turner/Sojourner Truth series in Black religion ; v. 12.
The Bishop Henry McNeal Turner/Sojourner Truth series in Black religion ; v. 12
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Subjects:
Black theology.
Womanist theology.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Maryknoll.
Summary:
In successive chapters based on core themes of theology, each author lays out his or her position. They then engage in mutual critique and dialogue. Both authors draw widely on the Bible and traditional theology, as well incorporating elements from both African and African-American religious and cultural expression - from the novels of Toni Morisson and Alice Walker to rap and hip-hop.
Contents:
pt. I. God. 1. God as Spirit: Womanist Perspectives on God. 2. GOD on the Streetz: XODUS Intuitions of the Divine. 3. Dialogue on GOD
pt. II. Christ. 4. Immanuel: Womanist Reflections on Jesus as Dust and Spirit. 5. The Scandal of GOD with a Body: XODUS Perspectives on Jesus. 6. Dialogue on CHRIST
pt. III. Humanity. 7. Only "Human" Nature: XODUS Anthropology. 8. Womanhood: It's a Way of Being Human. 9. Dialogue on HUMANITY
pt. IV. Generations. 10. Unto All Generations: Mothers, Other Mothers, and Honoring the Ancestors. 11. Unto the Fathers' Fathers: XODUS Generations. 12. Dialogue on GENERATIONS
pt. V. Church. 13. SPIRIT-Church: Justice-Making Virtuous Energy in XODUS Community.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1997 by Karen Baker-Fletcher and Garth KASIMU Baker-Fletcher"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has clothing label laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Baker-Fletcher, Garth Kasimu, 1955- author.
Orbis Books, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1570750998
OCLC:
36566066