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Coming through the Fire

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C. Eric Lincoln (1924-2000) was, at the time of his death, William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of Religion and Culture at D... Weiterlesen
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C. Eric Lincoln (1924-2000) was, at the time of his death, William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of Religion and Culture at Duke University. His widely acclaimed publications include "The Black Muslims in America"; "The Black Church since Frazier"; "Race, Religion, and the Continuing American Dilemma"; and, with Lawrence H. Mamiya and published by Duke University Press, "The Black Church in the African American Experience." He has also written a novel, "The Avenue, Clayton City," now published in paperback by Duke University Press, and a collection of poems, "This Road since Freedom." He is the founding president of the Black Academy of Arts and Letters and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


In Coming through the Fire, prominent scholar and writer C. Eric Lincoln addresses the most important issue of our time with insights forged by a lifetime of confronting racial oppression in America. Born in a small rural town in northern Alabama, raised by his grandparents, Lincoln portrays in rich detail the nuances of racial conflict and control that characterized the community of Athens, personal experiences that would lead him to dedicate his life to illuminating issues of race and social identity. Coming through the Fire, with its fiercely intelligent, passionate, and clear-eyed view of race and class conflict, makes a major contribution to understanding - and thereby healing - the terrible rift that has opened up in the heart of America. Lincoln explores the nature of biracial relationships, the issue of transracial adoption, violence - particularly black-on-black violence - the "endangered" black male, racism as power, the relationship between blacks and Jews, our multicultural melting pot, and Minister Louis Farrakhan. Without sidestepping painful issues, or sacrificing a righteous anger, the author argues for "no-fault reconciliation", for mutual recognition of the human endowment we share regardless of race, preparing us as a nation for the true multiculture tomorrow will demand.


Titel: Coming through the Fire
Untertitel: Surviving Race and Place in America
EAN: 9780822317364
ISBN: 978-0-8223-1736-4
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Duke University Press
Genre: Politik, Gesellschaft & Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 168
Gewicht: 445g
Größe: H244mm x B148mm x T22mm
Jahr: 1996
Auflage: New.



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