Forged in the Fiery Furnace

$22.00

By Diana L. Hayes

Forged in the Fiery Furnace

 

An accessible introduction to African American spirituality providing a broad overview of developments in both Protestant and Catholic traditions.

Today’s vibrant African American spiritual traditions have their roots in Africans who arrived as slaves in North America, bringing with them the richness and texture of their cultures and faith. Haye’s describes the origins of African American spirituality, developments during slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the periods of Jim Crow and the Civil Rights Movement, the manifestations of this spirituality in music and in the Black churches, the particular contributions of Black women, and the spirituality of key Black leaders.

$22.00