The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

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Fortress Press, Jan 2, 2003 - Religion - 98 pages
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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.

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Vincent L. Wimbush is Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Union Theological Seminary, New York City.

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