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The Resource In my grandmother's house : Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit, Yolanda Pierce

In my grandmother's house : Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit, Yolanda Pierce

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In my grandmother's house : Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit
Title
In my grandmother's house
Title remainder
Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit
Statement of responsibility
Yolanda Pierce
Title variation
Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What if the most steadfast faith you'll ever encounter comes from a Black grandmother? The church mothers who raised Yolanda Pierce, dean of Howard University School of Divinity, were busily focused on her survival. In a world hostile to Black women's bodies and spirits, they had to be. Born on a former cotton plantation and having fled the terrors of the South, Pierce's grandmother raised her in the faith inherited from those who were enslaved. Now, in the pages of In My Grandmother's House, Pierce reckons with that tradition, building an everyday womanist theology rooted in liberating scriptures, experiences in the Black church, and truths from Black women's lives. Pierce tells stories that center the experiences of those living on the underside of history, teasing out the tensions of race, spirituality, trauma, freedom, resistance, and memory. A grandmother's theology carries wisdom strong enough for future generations. The Divine has been showing up at the kitchen tables of Black women for a long time. It's time to get to know that God
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pierce, Yolanda Nicole
Dewey number
230.089/96073
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT83.9
LC item number
.P54 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Black theology
  • Womanist theology
  • Religion
  • Christianity
  • Faith
  • United States
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In my grandmother's house : Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit, Yolanda Pierce
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
There is a name -- Just above my head -- The work of her hands -- Leaving -- Holy Ghost(ly) silences -- Being present -- Tender love -- A question of safety -- Valley of the shadow of whiteness -- Sacraments -- How can I say thanks? -- Notes on the state of Virginia
Control code
on1173995273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781506464718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1173995273
Label
In my grandmother's house : Black women, faith, and the stories we inherit, Yolanda Pierce
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
There is a name -- Just above my head -- The work of her hands -- Leaving -- Holy Ghost(ly) silences -- Being present -- Tender love -- A question of safety -- Valley of the shadow of whiteness -- Sacraments -- How can I say thanks? -- Notes on the state of Virginia
Control code
on1173995273
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781506464718
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1173995273

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