In the midst of the obstacles facing today's African-American male, the voices of men who have met and mastered the challenges offer strength and hope. In this book, 116 black scholars and professionals share personal insights into what it takes to succeed in all avenues of manhood from family to faith to vocation. Includes such topics as: How to build powerful families, the importance of moral character, avoiding the criminal justice system, and developing and maintaining a commitment to marraige.
In the midst of the obstacles facing today's African-American male, the voices of men who have met and mastered the challenges offer strength and hope. In Men to Men, sixteen black scholars and professionals share personal insights into what it takes to succeed in all avenues of manhood, from family to faith to vocation. Whether you're a pastor, educator, counselor, lay leader, or simply someone concerned with how to apply your faith to turn life's hurdles into opportunities, Men to Men gives you proven perspectives that can spark success and growth in your own and others' lives. Drawing on the expertise and wisdom of their chosen fields, men such as Dr. Lloyd Blue, Dr. Hank Allen, and Dr. Lee June share practical, man-to-man advice on topics of vital interest, including: - How African-American Males Can Build Powerful Families - Developing and Maintaining a Commitment to Marriage - An Action Plan for Restoring African-American Men, Families, and Communities - Black, Biblical, and Afrocentric - Risk and Failure as Preludes to Achievement - Avoiding the Criminal Justice System - The Importance of Moral Character. In-depth, biblical, encouraging, and based on the latest scholarship, Men to Men shows how you can bridge the pitfalls of black manhood to achieve spiritual, personal, and social prosperity. This book is a companion to Women to Women, edited by Norvella Carter, Ph.D., and Matthew Parker.
Dr. Lee N. June is vice president for Student Affairs and Services and assistant provost for Academic Student Services and Multicultural Issues at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
Matthew Parker is president of the Institute for Black Family Development in Detroit. He has played editorial roles in the books The Black Family and Men to Men.
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