Religio-Political Narratives in the United States: From Martin Luther King, Jr. to Jeremiah Wright (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice) (Hardcover)

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The authors select sermons by Martin Luther King Jr. and Jeremiah Wright to as a framework to examine the meaning of God in America as part of the formational religio-political narrative of the country.

About the Author


Angela D. Sims is Associate Professor of Ethics and Black Church Studies at Saint Paul School of Theology, USA. She is principal investigator of 'Remembering Lynching: Strategies of Resistance and Visions of Justice' (an oral history project) and author of Ethical Complications of Lynching: Ida B. Wells's Interrogation of American Terror.F. Douglas Powe, Jr. is the James C. Logan Professor of Evangelism and Professor of Urban Ministry at Wesley Theological Seminary., USA. He is the author of New Wine, New Wineskins an d Just Us or Justice.Johnny Bernard Hill is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Claflin University, USA. He is the author of The First Black President: Barack Obama, Race, Politics and the American Dream.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230109568
ISBN-10: 023010956X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 18th, 2014
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice