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Stony the Road We Trod: African American Biblical Interpretation
by Cain Hope Felder

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    Format: Paperback, 260 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780800625016
    Imprint: Fortress Press
    Publisher: Fortress Press
    Parent Company: Fortress Press
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    Book Description:
    Contents: Preface; Map; Introduction. Part One: The Relevance of Biblical Scholarship and the Authority of the Bible. 1. Interpreting Biblical Scholarship for the Black Church Tradition. 2. The Hermeneutical Dilemma of the African American Biblical Student. 3. Reading "Her Way" Through the Struggle: African American Women and the Bible. Part Two: African American Sources for Enhancing Biblical Interpretation. 4. The Bible and African Americans: An Outline of an Interpretative History. 5 "An Ante-bellum Sermon:" A Resource for an African American Hermeneutic. Part Three: Race and Ancient Black Africa in the Bible. 6. Race, Racism, and the Biblical Narratives. 7. The Black Presence in the Old Testament. 8. Beyond Identification: The Use of Africans in Old Testament Poetry and Narratives. Part Four: Reinterpreting Biblical Texts. 9. Who Was Hagar? 10. The Haustafeln (Household Codes) in African American Biblical Interpretation: "Free Slaves" and "Subordinate Women." 11. An African American Appraisal of the Philemon-Paul-Onesimus Triangle. Index of Ancient Sources. Index of Topics and Names. Contributors.

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