Joy unspeakable : contemplative practices of the Black church / Barbara A. Holmes.

By: Holmes, Barbara Ann, 1943-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2004Description: xi, 212 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0800636430 (alk. paper)Subject(s): African Americans -- Religion | ContemplationLOC classification: BR563.N4 | H654 2004
Contents:
Contemplation : a cultural and spiritual history -- Retrieving lost legacies : contemplation in West Africa -- Every shut eye ain't sleep : the inner life during slavery -- Come ye disconsolate : contemplation in Black church congregational life -- Joy comes in the morning : contemplative themes in African American Biblical interpretation -- Ain't gonna let nobody turn us around : contemplation, activism, and praxis -- At the crossroads : secular reclamations of the contemplative life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-202) and index.

Contemplation : a cultural and spiritual history -- Retrieving lost legacies : contemplation in West Africa -- Every shut eye ain't sleep : the inner life during slavery -- Come ye disconsolate : contemplation in Black church congregational life -- Joy comes in the morning : contemplative themes in African American Biblical interpretation -- Ain't gonna let nobody turn us around : contemplation, activism, and praxis -- At the crossroads : secular reclamations of the contemplative life.

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