Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith

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Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith

Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith By Marla Frederick Between Sundays Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith To be a black woman of faith in the American South is to understand and experience spirituality in a particular way How this understanding expresses itself in everyday practices of faith is the subjec

  • Title: Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith
  • Author: Marla Frederick
  • ISBN: 9780520233942
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • Between Sundays: Black Women and Everyday Struggles of Faith By Marla Frederick To be a black woman of faith in the American South is to understand and experience spirituality in a particular way How this understanding expresses itself in everyday practices of faith is the subject of Between Sundays, an innovative work that takes readers beyond common misconceptions and narrow assumptions about black religion and into the actual complexities of AfricTo be a black woman of faith in the American South is to understand and experience spirituality in a particular way How this understanding expresses itself in everyday practices of faith is the subject of Between Sundays, an innovative work that takes readers beyond common misconceptions and narrow assumptions about black religion and into the actual complexities of African American women s spiritual lives.Gracefully combining narrative, interviews, and analysis, this book explores the personal, political, and spiritual commitments of a group of Baptist women whose experiences have been informed by the realities of life in a rural, southern community In these lives, spirituality emerges as a space for creative agency, of vital importance to the ways in which these women interpret, inform, and reshape their social conditions conditions often characterized by limited access to job opportunities, health care, and equitable schooling In the words of these women, and in Marla F Frederick s deft analysis, we see how spirituality expressed as gratitude, empathy, or righteous discontent operates as a transformative power in women s interactions with others, and in their own intimate renegotiations of self.
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    1. Arrianna on said:

      Read this for my professor s research I enjoyed how Frederick gave as much agency to these women as she could recognizing that the dichotomy between acommodation and resistance erases the experience of women who worked within the system to mitigate the problems that plagued their communities.

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