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By Carol White

deciding upon African American religiosity because the ingenuity of a humans always striving to inhabit their humanity and eke out a significant life for themselves amid harrowing situations, Black Lives and Sacred Humanity constructs an idea of sacred humanity and grounds it within the writings of Anna Julia Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, and James Baldwin. Supported by means of present theories in technology reports, severe conception, and non secular naturalism, this idea, as Carol Wayne White demonstrates, deals a capacious view of people as interconnected, social, value-laden organisms with the means to remodel themselves and create nobler worlds in which all sentient creatures flourish.

Acknowledging the nice damage wrought through divisive and troublesome racial structures within the usa, this ebook bargains a substitute for theistic versions of African American religiosity to encourage more recent, conceptually compelling perspectives of spirituality that deal with a vintage, perennial non secular query: What does it suggest to be absolutely human and completely alive?

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