Item description for Name It and Claim It?: Prosperity Preaching in the Black Church by Stephanie Y. Mitchem...
Overview Exploring prosperity preaching, the author uses history and sociology to consider the impact of these churches and their ideologies on black communities and the black church.
Publishers Description The author uses history and sociology in her latest resource to ground her arguments regarding the appeal of prosperity preaching in the black church. She carefully explores the shape of black communities and those things that make prosperity churches attractive to black members, describes three types of prosperity churches, and considers the impact of these churches and their ideologies on black communities and the black church.
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Studio: Pilgrim Press, The
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.68" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher Pilgrim Press
ISBN 0829817093 ISBN13 9780829817096
Availability 0 units.
More About Stephanie Y. Mitchem
Stephanie Y. Mitchem is Associate Professor, University of South Carolina. She is the author of "African American Women Tapping Power and Spiritual Wellness," "Introducing Womanist Theology," and numerous articles and book chapters.
Emilie M. Townes is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of African-American Religion and Theology, Yale Divinity School. She is the author or editor of several books including "Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African American Health Care and A Womanist Ethic of Care," "Embracing the Spirit: Womanist Perspectives on Hope, Salvation, and Transformation," "In a Blaze of Glory: Womanist Spirituality as Social Witness" and others, as well as journal articles, book chapters, conference papers, and other publications.
Stephanie Y. Mitchem currently resides in the state of Michigan. Stephanie Y. Mitchem was born in 1950.