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By Carol White

picking African American religiosity because the ingenuity of a humans continually striving to inhabit their humanity and eke out a significant life for themselves amid harrowing conditions, Black Lives and Sacred Humanity constructs an idea of sacred humanity and grounds it within the writings of Anna Julia Cooper, W. E. B. Du Bois, and James Baldwin. Supported via present theories in technological know-how reviews, serious concept, and spiritual naturalism, this idea, as Carol Wayne White demonstrates, bargains a capacious view of people as interconnected, social, value-laden organisms with the capability to rework themselves and create nobler worlds in which all sentient creatures flourish.

Acknowledging the nice damage wrought by way of divisive and challenging racial buildings within the usa, this booklet bargains an alternative choice to theistic versions of African American religiosity to motivate more moderen, conceptually compelling perspectives of spirituality that tackle a vintage, perennial spiritual query: What does it suggest to be totally human and entirely alive?

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