Conversations with God : two centuries of prayers by African Americans /

Conversations with God : two centuries of prayers by African Americans / [print] edited with an introduction by James Melvin Washington. - first edition. - New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [(c)1994. - li, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.



Slavery and the eclipse of the African Gods, 1760-1860 The crucible of the Anglo-African conscience, 1861-1893 The vale of tears, 1894-1919 The new Negro, 1920-1955 The Civil Rights ethos, 1956-1980 Postmodern African-American worlds, 1981-1994.

Presents a collection of more than 190 prayers, spanning 235 years, by African Americans.



0060171618 20.00 9780060171612

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African Americans--Religion.
Prayers.

BR563.C668 1994 BR563.N4.W318.C668 1994