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The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

The Bible and African Americans

A Brief History

Vincent L. Wimbush (Author)


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The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected biblical scholar Vincent Wimbush here outlines the five phases of African American reading and shows how the Bible offered a language-world through which Africans Americans have negotiated the strange land into which they were thrust.
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Digital Download
  • ISBN 9786000173906
  • eBook ISBN 9781451419443
  • Pages 112
  • Publication Date January 2, 2003

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