Deeper Shades of Purple
Womanism in Religion and Society
Edited by Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
By (author) Karen Baker-Fletcher Katie Geneva Cannon
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Deeper Shades of Purple by Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
Book DescriptionWomanist approaches to the study of religion and society have contributed much to our understanding of Black religious life, activism, and women's liberation. Deeper Shades of Purple explores the achievements of this movement over the past two decades and evaluates some of the leading voices and different perspectives within this burgeoning field. Deeper Shades of Purple brings together a who's who of scholars in the study of Black women and religion who view their scholarship through a womanist critical lens. The contributors revisit Alice Walker's definition of womanism for its viability for the approaches to discourses in religion of Black women scholars. Whereas Walker has defined what it means to be womanist, these contributors define what it means to practice womanism, and illuminate how womanism has been used as a vantage point for the theoretical orientations and methodological approaches of Black women scholar-activists. Contributors: Karen Baker-Fletcher, Katie G. Cannon, M. Shawn Copeland, Kelly Brown Douglas, Carol B. Duncan, Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas, Rachel Elizabeth Harding, Rosemarie Freeney Harding, Melanie L. Harris, Diana L. Hayes, Dwight N. Hopkins, Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, Kwok Pui-Lan, Daisy L. Machado, Debra Majeed, Anthony B. Pinn, Rosetta Ross, Letty M. Russell, Shani Settles, Dianne M. Stewart, Raedorah Stewart-Dodd, Emilie M. Townes, Traci C. West, and Nancy Lynne Westfield.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814727539
(5830mm x 3895mm x 21mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
Liberation Theologies in the United States, Paperback (March 2010)» View all books by Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
Provides a synthetic introduction to the historical development, context, theory, and goals of a range of US-born liberation theologies. This title covers: Black Theology, Womanist Theology, Latino/Hispanic Theology, Latina Theology, Asian American Theology, Asian American Feminist Theology, Native American Theology, and Feminist Theology.
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Author Biography - Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas
Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas is Associate Professor of Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Her books include Mining the Motherlode: Methods in Womanist Ethics, Black Church Studies: An Introduction and Deeper Shades of Purple: Womanism in Religion and Society (NYU Press, 2007).
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