Plenty Good Room: A Bible Study Based on African-American Spirituals, Student  -     By: Lewis V. Baldwin
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Plenty Good Room: A Bible Study Based on African-American Spirituals, Student

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"Plenty Good Room" is a six-week, small-group Bible study based on six African spirituals. Born in the context of slavery, these spirituals live on today, speaking powerfully to new generations. This student piece will help you engage the Scriptures on which the spirituals' lyrics are based, the tunes used to sing them, and relevant contemporary issues related to the themes. With this book and accompanying CD found in the leaders guide you will be able to listen to songs, reflect on harmonies, and much more.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0687050332
ISBN-13: 9780687050338
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This unique short-term Bible study combines an in-depth look at Scripture, American history, and the musical melodies and rhythms of African American spirituals!

The six-session study provides biblical, social, and historical analyses of the spirituals: "Rock-a My Soul," "Go Down Moses," "Balm in Gilead," "Ain't Dat Good News?," "Every Time I Feel the Spirit," and "Plenty Good Room."

Leaders use the teacher's guide for session format, discussion questions, and activities. An accompanying CD, included with the teacher's guide, features all six songs and makes listening and learning fun and interactive! Plenty Good Room is a powerful resource for small groups, Sunday schoools, choir groups, and any setting where persons seek to enrich their devotional and spiritual experience through God's Word and music.
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Author Bio

Dr. Baldwin is a native of Alabama and received his B.A. in History from Talladega College. He then received an M.A. degree in Black Church Studies followed by a M.Div. degree in Theology at Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York. In 1980 Dr. Baldwin earned a Ph.D. degree in American Christianity from Northwestern University. He has taught at Wooster College in Ohio, Colgate University in New York, Colgate-Rochester Divinity School and currently is Professor in Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Baldwin is the author of over sixty articles and several books, and he and his wife live in Nashville, TN.

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