Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice

African American Female Mysticism

Nineteenth-Century Religious Activism

Authors: Bostic, J.

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African-American Female Mysticism: Nineteenth Century Religious Activism is an important book-length treatment of African-American female mysticism. The primary subjects of this book are three icons of black female spirituality and religious activism - Jarena Lee, Sojourner Truth, and Rebecca Cox Jackson.

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Joy R. Bostic is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at Case Western Reserve University, USA

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • African American Female Mysticism: The Nineteenth-Century Contextual Landscape

    Bostic, Joy R.

    Pages 1-26

  • Defining Mysticism and the Sacred-Social Worlds of African American Women

    Bostic, Joy R.

    Pages 27-48

  • Standing upon the Precipice: Community, Evil, and Black Female Subjectivity

    Bostic, Joy R.

    Pages 49-70

  • God I Didn’t Know You Were So Big: Apophatic Mysticism and Expanding Worldviews

    Bostic, Joy R.

    Pages 71-93

  • Look at What You Have Done: Sacred Power and Reimagining the Divine

    Bostic, Joy R.

    Pages 95-117

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Hardcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-37372-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
African American Female Mysticism
Book Subtitle
Nineteenth-Century Religious Activism
Authors
Series Title
Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37505-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137375056
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37372-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 179
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