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Black men worshipping : intersecting anxieties of race, gender, and Christian embodiment / Stacy C. Boyd.

By: Boyd, Stacy C, 1973-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Black religion, womanist thought, social justice: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 177 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230113718 (hardback); 0230113710 (hardback).Subject(s): African American men -- Religion | African Americans in literature | Religion in literature | African Americans in motion pictures | Religion in motion pictures
Contents:
Introduction: Anxious masculinity: the phenomenology of black male Christian embodiment -- Messianic masculinity: killing black male bodies in Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Green Mile -- Bishop T.D. Jakes and the search for contemporary christian masculinity -- Donnie McClurkin and the tensions of black Christian sexuality -- Father stories and hungry sons in Ernest J. Gaines's In My Father's House.
Summary: "Black Men Worshipping analyzes the discursive spaces where Black masculinity is constructed, performed, and contested in American religion and culture. It judiciously considers the anxiety that emerges from Black male negotiations with these constructions, placing fictive literary and film narratives in conversation with the non-fictive narratives of controversial and popular religious personalities such as Donnie McClurkin and T.D. Jakes"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Black Men Worshipping analyzes the discursive spaces where black Christian masculinity is constructed, performed, and contested in American religion and culture. It judiciously considers the anxiety that emerges from black male negotiations with constructions of blackness, maleness, and Christian embodiment. Black Men Worshipping places fictive literary narratives such as Uncle Tom's Cabin and In My Father's House, and film narratives such as The Green Mile in dialogue with the non-fictive narratives of popular African American figures Bishop T. D. Jakes and Pastor Donnie McClurkin in an effort to provide a snapshot of the complex constellation of issues involved in black male Christian embodiment"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-173) and index.

Introduction: Anxious masculinity: the phenomenology of black male Christian embodiment -- Messianic masculinity: killing black male bodies in Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Green Mile -- Bishop T.D. Jakes and the search for contemporary christian masculinity -- Donnie McClurkin and the tensions of black Christian sexuality -- Father stories and hungry sons in Ernest J. Gaines's In My Father's House.

"Black Men Worshipping analyzes the discursive spaces where Black masculinity is constructed, performed, and contested in American religion and culture. It judiciously considers the anxiety that emerges from Black male negotiations with these constructions, placing fictive literary and film narratives in conversation with the non-fictive narratives of controversial and popular religious personalities such as Donnie McClurkin and T.D. Jakes"-- Provided by publisher.

"Black Men Worshipping analyzes the discursive spaces where black Christian masculinity is constructed, performed, and contested in American religion and culture. It judiciously considers the anxiety that emerges from black male negotiations with constructions of blackness, maleness, and Christian embodiment. Black Men Worshipping places fictive literary narratives such as Uncle Tom's Cabin and In My Father's House, and film narratives such as The Green Mile in dialogue with the non-fictive narratives of popular African American figures Bishop T. D. Jakes and Pastor Donnie McClurkin in an effort to provide a snapshot of the complex constellation of issues involved in black male Christian embodiment"-- Provided by publisher.

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