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Title:
Black and Catholic : the challenge and gift of black folk : contributions of African American experience and thought to Catholic theology
Author:
Phelps, Jamie T. (Jamie Therese), 1941-
Publication Information:
Milwaukee, Wis. : Marquette University Press, [1997]
Physical Description:
183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : Theology from an African American Catholic perspective / Jamie T. Phelps -- African American Catholics : the struggles, contributions and gifts of a marginalized community / Jamie T. Phelps -- Reclaiming the spirit : on teaching church history : "Why can't they be more like us?" / Cyprian Davis. Response / Martin Zielinski -- Reading texts through worlds, worlds through texts / Vincent L. Wimbush. Response / Diane Bergant -- The African American experience and U.S. Roman Catholic ethics : "Strangers and aliens no longer?" / Bryan Massingale. Response / Paul Wadell -- Foundations for Catholic theology in an African American context / M. Shawn Copeland.
Reading Level:
1490 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780874626292
Format :
Book

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Central Library BX1407.N4 B56 1997 NO.5 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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This text seeks to address the issue of education for African-American Catholics. The book argues for reform in Catholic higher education, suggesting that particular attention be paid to the inclusion and integration of the African-American experience in Catholic theology.


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