African-American Women's Spirituality

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History of African-American Women's Spirituality

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History of African-American Women’s Spirituality : 

History of African-American Women’s Spirituality Samantha Bumgardner

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“African-American Spirituality may be found in the spirituals as well as the blues, the beauty shop and the barber shop as well as the choir rehearsal, the hoodoo prophet’s silver trailer and the spiritual adviser’s parlor as well as the preacher’s pulpit, and the prison cell as well as the pew.”

Preview : 

Preview Religion vs. Spirituality Worldview Self-Identity Influential Women Spiritual Leaders Black Theology African-American Spirituality

Religion vs. Spirituality : 

Religion vs. Spirituality Rites, Rituals, Dogmas Teaches Enlightens Informs Experiences Challenges Converts Is Religion Spirituality

Unified Worldview : 

Unified Worldview Concept of Time Community and Ancestors Grandparents God

Unified Worldview Cont’d : 

Unified Worldview Cont’d Social Concerns Strangers Witchcraft

Self-Identity : 

Self-Identity African retentions “You are not niggers! You are not slaves! You are God’s children!”

Aspects of Black Spirituality : 

Aspects of Black Spirituality Apprenticeship Alienation Rejection of norm Personal sacrifice Solidarity with poor Community

Black Spirituality Embodied : 

Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Ruby Bridges Black Spirituality Embodied

Spiritual Leaders : 

Spiritual Leaders Howard Thurman Martin Luther King Jr.

Black Theology : 

Black Theology “Black theology has essentially failed to distinguish adequately between black religion an has reduced black religion to politics by not recognizing black religion’s roots in its unique spirituality.”

African-American Spirituality : 

African-American Spirituality Resilience Effects Empowerment

Review : 

Review Religion vs. Spirituality Worldview Self-Identity Influential Women Spiritual Leaders Black Theology African-American Spirituality

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“African-American spirituality is the essence of African-American culture and religion and the impetus for the struggle for freedom of the African-American community in America.”

References : 

References Bridges, Flora Wilson. (2001). Resurrection Song: African-American Spirituality. Maryknoll: Orbis Books. Cannon, Katie G. (1984). Moral Wisdom in the Black Women’s Literary Tradition. In J. Plaskow & C. P. Christ (Eds.), Weaving the Visions: Patterns in Feminist Spirituality (pp.87-92). San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers. Teish, Luisah. (1985). Ancestor Reverence. In J. Plaskow & C. P. Christ (Eds.), Weaving the Visions: Patterns in Feminist Spirituality (pp.87-92). San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers. Williams, Delores S. (1987). Black Womanist Theology. In J. Plaskow & C. P. Christ (Eds.), Weaving the Visions: Patterns in Feminist Spirituality (pp.179-186). San Francisco: HarperCollins Publishers.

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Web References for Images Harriet Tubman http://www.harriettubmanbiography.com/db2/00122/harriettubmanbiography.com/_uimages/Tubmancoverphoto5.jpg Fannie Lou Hamer http://www.howard.edu/library/Reference/Guides/Hamer/fanny.jpg Ruby Bridges http://www2.scholastic.com/content/images/articles/sn/lr9_rubybridges.jpg Howard Thurman http://revsongbird.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8345157b369e20105369fbb12970c-320wi Martin Luther King Jr. http://www.allamericanpatriots.com/files/images/2008-04-dr-martin-luther-king-jr.jpg

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