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Summary:

Examines the symbols of the cross and the lynching tree in African americans daily life, spiritual life and history.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Wallowa Public Library 277.30 CON (Text) 30004000235727 Non-Fiction Book None 08/24/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1626980055
  • ISBN: 9781626980051
  • Physical Description: xix, 202 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-196) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Nobody knows de trouble I see" : the cross and the lynching tree in the Black experience -- "The terrible beauty of the cross" and the tragedy of the lynching tree : a reflection on Reinhold Niebuhr -- Bearing the cross and staring down the lynching tree : Martin Luther King Jr.'s struggle to redeem the soul of America -- The recrucified Christ in Black literary imagination -- "Oh Mary, don't you weep" -- Conclusion : legacies of the cross and the lynchiing tree.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the symbols of the cross and the lynching tree in African americans daily life, spiritual life and history.
Subject: Jesus Christ > Crucifixion > History of doctrines.
African Americans > Religion
Lynching > United States > History.

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