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True to Our Native Land : An African American New Testament Commentary
by Brian K. Blount and Cain Hope Felder and Clarice J. Martin and Emerson B. Powery


Overview - This pioneering commentary sets biblical interpretation firmly in the context of African American experience and concern. Cutting-edge scholarship that is in tune with African American churches calls into question many of the canons of traditional biblical research and highlights the role of the Bible in African American history, accenting themes of ethnicity, class, slavery, and African heritage as these play a role in Christian scripture and the Christian odyssey of an emancipated people.  Read more...

 
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More About True to Our Native Land by Brian K. Blount; Cain Hope Felder; Clarice J. Martin; Emerson B. Powery
 
 
 
Overview
This pioneering commentary sets biblical interpretation firmly in the context of African American experience and concern. Cutting-edge scholarship that is in tune with African American churches calls into question many of the canons of traditional biblical research and highlights the role of the Bible in African American history, accenting themes of ethnicity, class, slavery, and African heritage as these play a role in Christian scripture and the Christian odyssey of an emancipated people. Contributors include the volume editors, Thomas Hoyt, Monya A. Stubbs, Vincent Wimbush, and sixteen other notable scholars.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780800634216
  • ISBN-10: 0800634217
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Publish Date: May 2007
  • Page Count: 566
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.2 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds


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