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Black women in the academy

promises and perils
  • 360 Pages
  • 0.78 MB
  • English

University Press of Florida , Gainesville
African American women college teachers., African American women college administrators., Discrimination in higher education -- United States., Sex discrimination in higher education -- United St


United St

Statementedited by Lois Benjamin.
ContributionsBenjamin, Lois, 1944-
LC ClassificationsLB2332.3 .B53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 360 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1007473M
ISBN 100813015006
LC Control Number96047388

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[Jacquelyn Grant] -- Christology is especially problematic for feminists. Because Jesus was undeniably male and because the Christian church claims him as the unique God-bearer, feminist christology confronts the dual.

White Women's Christ and Black Women's Jesus: Feminist Chrisfology and Womanist Response. By Jacquelyn Grant. AAR Academy Series, Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, x + pages. $ (paper $). - Volume 18 Issue 1 - Barbara Hilkert Andolsen.Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than thirty books for children and young adults, including picture books, novels, works of historical fiction and nonfiction.

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