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Black practical theology

Author: Dale P Andrews; Robert London Smith
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Black Practical Theology brings together the hermeneutical conversation between scholars working within the traditional disciplines of theological education (systematic theology, ethics, biblical studies, history) and those scholars working within practical theology (homiletics, pastoral care and counseling, Christian education, spirituality). To this ongoing conversation, Andrews and Smith add the voices of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale P Andrews; Robert London Smith
ISBN: 9781602584358 1602584354
OCLC Number: 904904701
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 350 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Introduction. Prophetic praxis for Black practical theology / Dale P. Andrews and Robert London Smith Jr. --
II. Black youth, intergenerational relations, and ageism. Bridging civil rights and hip hop generations / Evelyn L. Parker --
Rejoining Black youth, families, and our elders / James H. Evans Jr. --
Rituals of resistance to strengthen intergenerational relations / Donna E. Allen --
III. Education, class, and poverty. Participative Black theology as a pedagogy of praxis / Anthony G. Reddie --
Listening to the poor and nonliterate / Madipoane Masenya (ngwan'a Mphahlele) --
Doing theology for ordinary folk / Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. --
IV. Gender, sexual orientation, and race. Building communities of embodied beauty / Phillis Isabella Sheppard --
Encircling in our Womanist strength / Diana L. Hayes --
A radically inclusive vision for the fellowship of the Black church / Dennis W. Wiley and Christine Y. Wiley --
V. Globalism, immigration, and diasporan communities. African diasporan communities and the Black church / Esther E. Acolatse --
The aesthetic struggle and ecclesial vision / Willie James Jennings --
Embodied Black practical theology for the Caribbean diasporan church / Delroy A. Reid-Salmon --
VI. Health care, HIV/AIDS, and poverty. Liberating Black-church practical theology from poverty and pandemic marginalization / Emmanuel Y. Amugi Lartey --
Black practical theology of health and HIV/AIDS health care / Edward P. Antonio --
Rethinking theology for impoverished care / Gina M. Stewart --
VII. Mass incarceration, capital punishment, and the justice system. The incarceration of Black spirituality and the disenfranchised / Michael Battle --
Lifting our voices and liberating our bodies in the era of massive racialized incarceration / Raphael Warnock --
Jesus on death row: the case for abolishing prisons / Madeline McClenney --
VIII. Conclusion. Graphing the contours of Black practical theology / Dale P. Andrews and Robert London Smith Jr.
Responsibility: Dale P. Andrews, Robert London Smith Jr., editors.

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Sets the standard for practical theology. Embodying its own methodological call - to begin with the issues of the black church, as well as its resources and practices - this book does not rest  Read more...
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