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Can I Get a Witness?

Prophetic Religious Voices Of African American Women

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1997

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1570751137


Format: Book
Title: Can I get a witness? : prophetic religious voices of African American women : an anthology / edited by Marcia Y. Riggs ; with biographical sketches and selected bibliography by Barbara Holmes.
Publisher Date: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 1997.
Subject: African American women -- Religious life Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Isbn: 1570751137 (alk. paper)
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Call Number: 277.3 Can
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Format: Book
Title: Can I get a witness? : prophetic religious voices of African American women : an anthology / edited by Marcia Y. Riggs ; with biographical sketches and selected bibliography by Barbara Holmes.
Publisher, Date: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 1997.
Description: xv, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: African American women -- Religious life
Subjects: Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Other Author: Riggs, Marcia
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Not by the commission of men's hands / Elizabeth -- My call to preach the gospel ; The subject of my call to preach renewed / Jarena Lee -- Conversion and call ; Call to ministry ; On racial prejudice ; Proclaiming the gospel in the slave states / Zilpha Elaw -- The Lord has made me a sign ; Arn't I a woman? ; Ain't I a woman? ; I suppose I am about the only colored woman that goes about to speak for the rights of colored women / Sojourner Truth [Isabella Baumfree] -- Harriet's religious character ; One of two things ; On reaching free soil / Harriet Ross Tubman -- Proud of that "ole time religion" / Sister Kelly -- Call to service ; A period of stern opposition ; Sanctification ; Texts of special significance in Virginia's twenty years' experience / Virginia W. Broughton -- An address delivered before the Afric-American Female Intelligence Society of America (1832) / Maria W. Stewart -- My call to preach ; Heavenly visitations again ; Public effort, excommunication ; Women in the gospel / Julia A.J. Foote -- Our greatest want / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The requisites of true leadership : by Miss Ida B. Wells, editor of Free Speech, Memphis, Tenn. / Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- The duty of the National Association of Colored Women / Mary Eliza Church Terrell --
Contents: What role is the educated Negro woman to play in the uplifting of her race? / Sarah Dudley Pettey -- My last will and testament / Mary McLeod Bethune -- Not color but character ; The colored woman and her relation to the domestic problem / Nannie Helen Burroughs -- The Christian teacher : the hope of Negro America / Charlotte Hawkins Brown -- Singing the Lord's song / Yvonne V. Delk -- No greater legacy / Marsha Woodard -- On the South's idea of justice / An anonymous black woman -- The Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the colored woman / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The awakening of women ; The club movement among colored women of America / Fannie Barrier Williams -- The ethics of the Negro question / Anna Julia Haywood Cooper -- Lynching : our national crime / Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Negro womanhood defended / Addie Waites Hunton -- Excerpt from Echo in my soul / Septima Poinsette Clark -- Roots ; The NAACP years ; Somebody carries on / Ella Josephine Baker -- Sick and tired of being sick and tired / Fannie Lou Hamer -- The relationship between religion and today's social issues / Shirley Chisholm.
LCCN: 96029584
ISBN: 1570751137 (alk. paper)
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Call Number: 277.3 Can