Preaching for Black Self-Esteem   -     By: Henry H. Mitchell
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Preaching for Black Self-Esteem

Abingdon Press / 1994 / Paperback

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Young black males often do not live to reach their 21st birthday. Juvenile violence emerges as black youth face little opportunity in a land of ever-rising expectations for white youth. Despite gains for some a deep loss of esteem continues to bury the hopes and dreams of African Americans who cry out for good news. Good news is best announced in preaching. So, two powerful preachers--one the dean of black preaching, the other a gifted young black preacher--combine to offer a boost to the self-esteem of African Americans. A positive theology of self-esteem is offered here.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X .5 (inches)
ISBN: 0687338433
ISBN-13: 9780687338436
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Publisher's Description

"What's goin' down? I know you don't expect a seventy-five year old man to talk all that talk. . . "

A strong and much needed book addressing black youth today, Preaching for Black Self-Esteem is geared to a generation of black men and women who can--suggests the authors--proudly face issues such as caste systems, one's own physical characteristics, feelings of ambivalence and inferiority, and even 'buppies'--economically upwardly mobile Blacks.

A very powerful collection of sermons for a generation of Blacks coming of age after the Civil Rights era.

Author Bio

Henry H. Mitchell is the author of Celebration and Experience in preaching, Black Preaching, Black Belief, The Recovery of Preaching, and Soul Theology. He teaches and supervises students at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He was Professor of Homiletics and History and Dean of the School of Theology at Virginia Union University. 1994

MLK Jr. Emeritus Profess of Black Church Studies, Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School.

411 Angier Court, NE, Atlanta, GA  30312-1082

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