Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk (Paperback)

Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk By Delores S. Williams, Katie G. Cannon (Foreword by) Cover Image

Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk (Paperback)

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This landmark work first published 20 years ago helped establish the field of African-American womanist theology. It is widely regarded as a classic text in the field. Drawing on the biblical figure of Hagar mother of Ishmael, cast into the desert by Abraham and Sarah, but protected by God Williams finds a prototype for the struggle of African-American women. African slave, homeless exile, surrogate mother, Hagar's story provides an image of survival and defiance appropriate to black women today.

Product Details ISBN: 9781626980389
ISBN-10: 1626980381
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2013
Pages: 260
Language: English