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Summary: The untold story of a remarkable American civil rights pioneer, Father Divine, who at one time had over a million followers worldwide but whose story is little known because he claimed that he was God incarnate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FAT

Summary: "Leading African American Buddhist teachers offer lessons on racism, resilience, spiritual freedom, and the possibility of a truly representative American Buddhism. What does it mean to be black and Buddhist? In this powerful collection of writings, African American teachers from all the major Buddhist traditions tell their stories of how race and Buddhist practice have intersected in their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2021

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Gates, Henry Louis

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A powerful new history of the Black church in America as the Black community's abiding rock and its fortress"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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Hurston, Zora Neale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe 1981

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 234.8 HUR

Baldwin, James

Contents: Pt. 1. Seventh day -- pt. 2. Prayers of the saints -- Florence's prayer -- Gabriel's prayer -- Elizabeth's prayer -- pt. 3. Threshing-floor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Modern Library 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Dorman, Jacob S.

Summary: "How the circuses, dance halls, and midways of the Gilded Age provided the cultural ferment and freedom that led to the creation of the Black Muslim movement in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297.8 DOR

McCaulley, Esau

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition can help us connect with a rich faith history and address the urgent issues of our times. Demonstrating an ongoing conversation between the collective Black experience and the Bible, New Testament scholar Esau McCaulley shares a personal and scholarly testament to the power and hope of Black biblical interpretation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: A series of biblical stories are told from a black perspective. Unlike many Hollywood biblical epics, this sensitive, thoughtful film brings to the scriptures a profound level of understanding. Featuring the joyful gospel sounds of the Hall Johnson Choir.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GRE

Pinn, Anthony B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fortress Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.8 PIN

Summary: Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the creation, stars, animals, heroes, and monsters, along with narratives of hunting, fishing, food-gathering,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 BRE

Archibald, Brett

Summary: "In April 2013, fifty-year-old Brett Archibald set off with his friends on a dream surf charter trip off the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia. It quickly became a nightmare: in the middle of a storm, suffering from severe food poisoning, Brett leaned overboard--and blacked out. He awoke in the raging sea. No one had seen him fall, and no one heard his shouts for help. He watched his boat sail...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ARCHIBALD, BRETT ARC

Summary: In the 21st-century landscape of shopping malls and skyscrapers, capitalism appears irreligious-but beneath its secular veneer lie theological principles born in the 1500s. This program examines the rise of the Protestant work ethic and the religious foundations of Western industry; it also reveals a Protestant consciousness at the heart of social activism and the opposition to extreme...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: "An anthology of African folktales playfully interpreted by modern cartoonists."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 398.2 GIR

Adams, Khristi Lauren

Summary: The stories of girls of color are often overlooked and ignored rather than valued and heard. Instead of relegating these young women to the margins, minister and youth advocate Khristi Lauren Adams brings their stories front and center where they belong. Thought-provoking and inspirational, Parable of the Brown Girl is a powerful example of how God uses the narratives we most often ignore to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fortress Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 ADA

Curry, Michael B.

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Walk the path of love with one of the warmest, most beloved spiritual leaders of our time, and learn how to put faith into action. Much of the world (read: two billion people) met Bishop Michael Curry when he delivered his sermon on the redemptive power of love at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle. Here, he expands on his message of hope, in an inspirational...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2020

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Contents: Four' o'clock flower blues (Willie "61" Blackwell & William Brown) -- Interview (Willie "61" Blackwell) -- Walking blues (Son House, Fiddlin' Joe Martin, Willie Brown, Leroy Williams) -- When I lay my burden down (Turner Junior Johnson) -- Strange things happening in the land (Charles Haffer, Jr.) -- Missionary sermon : excerpt (J.H. Terrell -- Rock, Daniel (Rev. C.H. Savage and group) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder Select 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD BLUES LAN

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