Spirit and Spirituals: Black Religions and Belief

Books about Black religions and belief

For My People: Black Theology and the Black Church (Bishop Henry McNeal Turner Studies in North American Black R #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780883441060
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Published: Orbis Books - September 1st, 1984

Looks at the history of Black theology, discusses its relationship to white and liberation theology, and identifies new directions for Black churches to take in the eighties.


Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140194968
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Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 1995

Maliodoma Patrice Some was born in a Dagara Village, however he was soon to be abducted to a Jesuit school, where he remained for the next fifteen years, being harshly indoctrinated into european ways of thought and worship. The story tells of his return to his people, his hard initiation back into those people, which lead to his desire to convey their knowledge to the world.


Heal Thyself for Health and Longevity Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781617590399
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Published: Eworld - November 9th, 2012

Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982152154
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Published: Atria Books - December 1st, 2020

Tina Turner—living legend, icon to millions, and author of the “brave and wry” (Vulture) memoir My Love Story—returns with a deeply personal book of wisdom that explores her longstanding faith in Buddhism and provides a guide to these timeless principles so you can find happiness in your own life.


Jambalaya: The Natural Woman's Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062508591
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Published: HarperOne - June 15th, 2021

A refreshed edition of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals—updated with a note from the author sharing the changes that have occurred in the 30 years since its original publication. 


Wrath: A Novel (The Seven Deadly Sins #4) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982142926
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Published: Gallery Books - January 5th, 2021

The award-winning author of The Personal Librarian, Lust, Envy, and Greed delivers an unforgettable story of a marriage caught at the crossroads of passion and rage.

Chastity Jeffries and Xavier King come from very different backgrounds, though they have one thing in common: they’re both living with family secrets.


Black Family Rituals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781436333498
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Published: Xlibris - November 15th, 2008

Black Rituals Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780883780244
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Published: Third World Press - December 1st, 1987

Sterling Plumpp contrasts the rituals of Africa with African American rituals that have emerged in the twentieth century.


Watch This!: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism (Religion) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780814794524
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Published: New York University Press - February 1st, 2009

Through their constant television broadcasts, mass video distributions, and printed publications, African American religious broadcasters have a seemingly ubiquitous presence in popular culture.


In the twenty-first century, American popular culture increasingly makes visible the performance of African spirituality by black women. Disney's Princess and the Frog and Pirates of the Caribbean franchise are two notable examples.


Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626981096
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Published: Orbis Books - May 10th, 2015

""If Trayvon was of age and armed, could he have stood his ground on that sidewalk?"" --President Barack ObamaThe 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin, an African-American teenager in Florida, and the subsequent acquittal of his killer, brought public attention to controversial "Stand Your Ground" laws.


Sacred Woman: A Guide to Healing the Feminine Body, Mind, and Spirit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345434869
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Published: One World - October 30th, 2001

The twentieth anniversary edition of a transformative blueprint for ancestral healing—featuring new material and gateways, from the renowned herbalist, natural health expert, and healer of women’s bodies and souls


Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525543039
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Published: Avery - September 22nd, 2020

Walk the path of love with one of the warmest, most beloved spiritual leaders of our time, and learn how to put faith into action.


The Revealed Truth of a New Creation: The Christian Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798643204367
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Published: Independently Published - May 4th, 2020

The book addresses the Life of God in a human spirit; after the person confesses Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. It also stresses the importance of the Holy Spirit in the life of a Christian.


Risks of Faith: The Emergence of a Black Theology of Liberation, 1968-1998 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807009512
Published: Beacon Press - November 17th, 2000

Risks of Faith offers for the first time the best of noted theologian James H. Cone's essays, including several new pieces. Representing the breadth of his life's work, this collection opens with the birth of black theology, explores its relationship to issues of violence, the developing world, and the theological touchstone embodied in African-American spirituals.


The Cross and the Lynching Tree Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626980051
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Published: Orbis Books - January 1st, 2013

The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. In this powerful new work, theologian James H. Cone explores these symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls of black folk


God of the Oppressed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781570751585
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Published: Orbis Books - November 21st, 1997

In his reflections on God, Jesus, suffering, and liberation, James H. Cone relates the gospel message to the experience of the black community. But a wider theme of the book is the role that social and historical context plays in framing the questions we address to God as well as the mode of the answers provided.


Black Theology and Black Power: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By James H. Cone, Cornel West (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781626983083
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Published: Orbis Books - February 20th, 2019

First published in 1969, Black Theology and Black Power provided the first systematic presentation of Black Theology, while also introducing the voice of an African American theologian who would shake the foundations of American theology.


The Spirituals and the Blues Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780883448434
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Published: Orbis Books - October 1st, 1992

Cone explores two classic aspects of African-American culture--the spirituals and the blues. He tells the captivating story of how slaves and the children of slaves used this music to affirm their essential humanity in the face of oppression. The blues are shown to be a "this-worldly" expression of cultural and political rebellion.


Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody: The Making of a Black Theologian Cover Image
By James H. Cone, Cornel West (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781626983779
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Published: Orbis Books - January 1st, 2020

James Cone is widely regarded as the "father of Black Theology"--his own synthesis of Gospel message embodied by Martin Luther King, Jr., and the black pride of Malcolm X. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of his first book, Black Theology and Black Power.


Moses, Man of the Mountain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061695148
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Published: Amistad - December 30th, 2008

In this 1939 novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption, and faith.