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The Gathering, A Womanist Church

  • By Irie Lynne Session, Jann Aldredge-Clanton, Kamilah Hall Sharp
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A womanist church has great power to transform church and society, primarily because womanist theology centers the experiences of Black women while working for the survival and wholeness of all people and all creation. Experiences of the triple oppression of racism, sexism, and classism give Black women an epistemological insight into recognizing injustice and creating solutions that benefit all. The Gathering is unique, the only church founded and identified as ""womanist,"" applying womanist theology to the full life and worship of a church. The Gathering, a womanist faith community in Dallas, Texas, welcomes all people to partner in pursuing racial equity, LGBTQ equality, and dismantling PMS (patriarchy, misogyny, and sexism), following Jesus in liberating the oppressed and lifting up the marginalized. The Gathering, A Womanist Church tells the story of the birth and ongoing development of a womanist faith community. This book includes personal narratives of people transformed in this community, womanist co-pastors' sermons informed by their experiences and those of other Black women, and litanies for womanist worship.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781725274631
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • Author: Jann Aldredge-Clanton
    • Author: Irie Lynne Session
    • Author: Kamilah Hall Sharp
    • ISBN 13: 9781725274631
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2020
    • Format: Hardcover
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