Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

by Josef Sorett

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ISBN-13: 9780190606824
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 595 KB

About the Author

Josef Sorett is Associate Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Columbia University, where he also directs the Center for African-American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice.

Table of Contents

Prologue and Acknowledgements Introduction: Church, Spirit, and the History of Racial Aesthetics 1. The Church and the Negro Spirit 2. Ancestral Spirits 3. Catholic Spirits 4. As the Spirit Moves 5. An International Spirit 6. That Spirit is Black 7. Contrary Spirits Epilogue: You Can't Keep a Good Church Down! Notes Index

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