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Jennifer Reed-Bouley

Introduction: Disregard for United States Black Catholics’ Faith It’s admirable that you want to do this. But I’ve lost heart that white Catholics really want to hear from us [black Catholics.] –Bert United States black Catholic theologians, bishops, priests, and lay people rightly

Giuseppe Muscolino

Porphyry and Black Magic In ancient Persia the Zoroastrian priests’ knowledge included philosophy, religion, astronomy, mathematics, and they referred to it simply as maghavan , which means magic . The magician, thanks to his scholarship and his practices, not only knows the forces and energies

Theodore Hickman-Maynard

1 Introduction This essay presents partial findings from a study of historically black collegiate gospel choirs ( HBCGC s) at predominantly white universities in northeastern United States. The research highlights the ways in which HBCGC s utilize worship practices of the Black Church as

Rachel Schine

and military raids; likewise, the sīrah s memorialize superhuman martial triumphs while maintaining a historicizing and often didactic tone. 2 Several early sīrah shaʿbiyyah cycles include black-Arab heroes as significant agonists, 3 a number of whom are born to self-identified “white” Arab

Black Pentecostal Hermeneutics?

James H. Cone’s Theological Sources and Black Pentecostalism

Antipas L. Harris

1 Introduction Black pentecostal hermeneutics have historically existed in the shadows of theological discourse. More work is currently underway among the movement’s expanded pool of intellectuals to develop the black pentecostal academic tradition(s). This article contributes to the emerging

Black Folk Religion in Black Holiness Pentecostalism

Spiritual Formation Among Black Pentecostals

Antipas L. Harris

1 Introduction For centuries, black people have intuitively drawn from the wells of spirituality that they transported from the Motherland, mingled with their unique vision of the biblical narrative to cope with their harsh realities in the Americas. Early on, an integrated model of spirituality

Theology and Race

Black and Womanist Traditions in the United States

Andrew Prevot

Preface There is a gaping wound the size of the Atlantic at the heart of the black diaspora and at the heart of modern Christianity. It is the same wound. It is racial in character. On some accounts, it is race itself. It is the seizure, transport, auctioning, mutilating, raping, and killing of

Theology and Race

Black and Womanist Traditions in the United States

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Andrew Prevot

Preface There is a gaping wound the size of the Atlantic at the heart of the black diaspora and at the heart of modern Christianity. It is the same wound. It is racial in character. On some accounts, it is race itself. It is the seizure, transport, auctioning, mutilating, raping, and killing of

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Ann Black and Peter Black

backgrounds. The former elitism of law degrees is being replaced with an attitude which is more egalitarian. In this new marketplace, a law school can promote its philosophy and the advantages it aims to give its students. This could be mastery of traditional ‘black-letter law’; commitment to ‘social justice