Browse by Subject: Philosophy and Religion

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Facing Florida: Essays on Culture and Religion in Early Modern Southeastern America

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Afro-Cuban Religious Experience: Cultural Reflections in Narrative

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Polygyny: What It Means When African American Muslim Women Share Their Husbands

Debra Majeed sheds light on families whose form and function conflict with U.S. civil law. Polygyny--multiple-wife marriage--has steadily emerged as an alternative to the low numbers of marriageable African American men and the high number of female-led households in black America.

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Islam's Jesus

Takes a bold yet candid look at the highly charged topic of Jesus’s place in Islam, exploring some of the religion’s least understood aspects.

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Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Saved and Sanctified focuses on a Philadelphia church that was started above a horse stable by a woman born sixteen years after the Emancipation Proclamation and is still active today.

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The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

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From Garvey to Marley: Rastafari Theology

Written by a trained theologian who was raised in the Jamaican village in which the Rastafarian faith originated, this history of its theology and rituals

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Black Blood Brothers: Confraternities and Social Mobility for Afro-Mexicans

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Moral Evil and Redemptive Suffering: A History of Theodicy in African-American Religious Thought

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Between Cross and Crescent: Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Malcolm and Martin