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Category: Mind Body Spirit -> Women's Studies -> Inventory #25531
Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope
Townes, Emilie M.
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Publisher: Scholars Press
Place: Atlanta,Georgia
Year: 1993
ISBN: 1555406831
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published
This book offers an important contribution to the recovery and articulation of African-American womanist experience. Ida Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) was an activist, social reformer, and churchwoman. Womanist Justice, Womanist Hope recovers her life and historical context and examines the extent to which her perspective can be a resource for a contemporary womanist Christian social ethic. Beginning with a brief biographical sketch of Wells-Barnett, Emilie Townes examines the religious and social world in which she worked as well as her many speeches and publciations. Townes focuses especially on Wells-Barnett's participation in the anti-lynching campaigns of the late nineteenth century. She argues that Wells-Barnett's life and work can provide important lessons in leadership and social activism for contemporary Black churchwomen. nature of leadership for Black women. 228pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
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