African Americans and the Bible

sacred texts and social textures

Publisher: Continuum in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 876 Downloads: 418
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Subjects:

  • Bible -- Black interpretations,
  • African Americans -- Religion,
  • Religion and culture -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [853]-856) and indexes.

Statementedited by Vincent L. Wimbush ; with the assistance of Rosamond C. Rodman.
ContributionsWimbush, Vincent L., Rodman, Rosamond C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 A38 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 876 p. :
Number of Pages876
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15485746M
ISBN 100826412939
LC Control Number00030520
OCLC/WorldCa43978675

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