Chapter

The Spirit of Religion

Terrence L. Johnson

in Tragic Soul-Life

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780195383980
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199897469 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383980.003.0005

Series: Imagining the Americas

The Spirit of Religion

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Chapter Five examines the religious strivings of tragic soul-life. The chapter attempts to make the case for the concept of soul-beauty as a resource for expanding the goals of liberation thought in black religion.

Keywords: African American religion; soul-beauty; black theology; black church; liberation; and gender

Chapter.  6326 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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