Item description for Women to Women: Perspectives of Fifteen African-American Christian Women by Norvella Carter & Matthew Parker...
Overview An insightful collection of essays for black women written by black women scholars on today's issues. Titles include "Bridging the Gap: From the Older to the Younger Woman", "When Your Mate Is Absent: Handling Your Emotions", "Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Breaking the Debt Cycle", and more.
Publishers Description Through conflict and struggle, sustained by prayer and a zeal for life, African-American women have laid an enduring foundation for the lives of generations of black Americans. In Women to Women, fifteen black scholars, educators, and community leaders uncover the essence of the African-American woman that has made her a pillar both in her own community and in American society at large. Whether you are a professional, a lay leader, a mother, or simply someone who wants to probe the full potential of your culture and your womanhood, you will find fresh definition, affirmation, and support plus workable solutions for life's problems and challenges. From singlehood to sisterhood to motherhood, these writers offer practical insights into some of the thorniest issues women face. Women to Women provides seasoned perspectives on topics such as: - How to Deal with 'isms' -- Racism, Classism, and Sexism - The Biblical Heritage of Black Women - Facing Singlehood as an African-American Woman - Life as a Pastor's Wife - Rearing Christian Children in Today's Society - Sisterhood and Mentorship. Readable, relevant, biblical, and written from the heart, Women to Women helps you surmount the challenges of African-American womanhood to fulfill its rich promise in your own life. This book is a companion to Men to Men, edited by Lee June, Ph.D., and Matthew Parker.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Jan 23, 1996
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310201454 ISBN13 9780310201458 UPC 025986201456
Availability 0 units.
More About Norvella Carter & Matthew Parker
Norvella Carter, Ph.D., is director of the Teacher Education Center at Illinois State University in Normal, IL.
Reviews - What do customers think about Women To Women?
Excellent read for christian women whether african-am or not Nov 14, 2001
This book is an excellent read for any woman, not just african americans. The book gives insight into the mind of a woman and all that Christian women go through in their daily walk with the Lord. The book acknowledges that even though you are a Christian, there are still issues you face that bring you to the realization that you are still human, and every thing is not magically fixed when you accept the Lord as your personal saviour. I would highly recommend this book and in fact, I am purchasing several copies for Christmas gifts.