Witnessing and testifying : Black women, religion, and civil rights / Rosetta E. Ross.

By: Ross, Rosetta E, 1955-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2003Description: xiv, 294 p., [7] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0800636031 (pbk.)Other title: Witnessing & testifyingSubject(s): African Americans -- Religion | African American women civil rights workers -- Religious life -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Womanist theology -- History -- 20th centuryLOC classification: BR563.N4 | R67 2003
Contents:
Working for survival and liberation: racial uplift and social responsibility -- Womanist theology and "keeping on down the freedom road" -- Witnessing and testifying -- Sojourner Truth: a black religious woman's antebellum activism -- Nannie Helen Burroughs: a turn-of-the-century activist -- Ella Baker: passing on values of attending to the "least" -- Septima Poinsette Clark: education for citizenship -- Empowering local people as a moral value -- Fannie Lou Hamer: realizing promises of religious faith and hope -- Victoria Way DeLee: community activism as religious practice -- Self-realization as moral practice from a grassroots perspective -- Clara Muhammad and the Nation of Islam -- Religious and moral influences in Muhammad's early life -- Muhammad's role in the development of the nation of Islam -- Muhammad's religious and moral perspectives -- Diane Nash: passionate agitation for positive quality of life -- Ruby Doris Smith Robinson: building community and sustaining community protest -- Nash and Robinson: young visionary activists -- Testifying and witnessing -- Values and virtues: models and practices in black religious women's activism -- Black religious women and public life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-283) and index.

Working for survival and liberation: racial uplift and social responsibility -- Womanist theology and "keeping on down the freedom road" -- Witnessing and testifying -- Sojourner Truth: a black religious woman's antebellum activism -- Nannie Helen Burroughs: a turn-of-the-century activist -- Ella Baker: passing on values of attending to the "least" -- Septima Poinsette Clark: education for citizenship -- Empowering local people as a moral value -- Fannie Lou Hamer: realizing promises of religious faith and hope -- Victoria Way DeLee: community activism as religious practice -- Self-realization as moral practice from a grassroots perspective -- Clara Muhammad and the Nation of Islam -- Religious and moral influences in Muhammad's early life -- Muhammad's role in the development of the nation of Islam -- Muhammad's religious and moral perspectives -- Diane Nash: passionate agitation for positive quality of life -- Ruby Doris Smith Robinson: building community and sustaining community protest -- Nash and Robinson: young visionary activists -- Testifying and witnessing -- Values and virtues: models and practices in black religious women's activism -- Black religious women and public life.

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