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The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

By Vincent L. Wimbush / Fortress Press / 2003



The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected biblical scholar Vincent Wimbush here outlines the five phases of African American reading and shows how the Bible offered a language-world through which Africans Americans have negotiated the strange land into which they were thrust.

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  • Title:The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History
  • Author:Wimbush, Vincent L.
  • Publisher:Fortress Press
  • Publication Date:2003