Plenty Good Room: A Lenten Bible Study Based on African American Spirituals
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African American spirituals have been called the earliest sacred music of the United States. Originating during the time of slavery and passed down from generation to generation, these songs transcend theological interpretations and offer deep spiritul truths.

Plenty Good Room is a Lenten Bible Study of six of these African American spirituals providing participants with an opportunity to reflect on the history and context of the lyrics. Take time to reflect on the stories, Bible readings, and songs themselves to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the past and to hear eternal truths through song. Leader helps and discussion questions are provided in the book. Includes:

  1. Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
  2. Jesus Walked this Lonesome Valley
  3. Po' Mou'ner's Got a Home at Last
  4. Plenty Good Room
  5. Ain't-a-Dat Good News?
  6. Were You There?

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 1501822489
ISBN-13: 9781501822483

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Publisher's Description

This unique short-term Bible study combines an in-depth look at Scripture, American history, and the music and lyrics of six African American spirituals. The six-session study provides biblical, social, and historical analyses of the spirituals: 'Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit," "This Lonesome Valley," "Bow Down on Your Knees," "Plenty Good Room," "Ain't Dat Good News," and "Were You There?" Marilyn E. Thornton wrote all-new lessons appropriate to the season.

Leader helps can be found in the book providing discussion questions and activities. Plenty Good Room is a powerful resource for small groups, Sunday schools, choir groups, and any setting where persons seek to enrich their devotional and spiritual experience through God's Word and music.

Author Bio

Marilyn E. Thornton (Master of Divinity, Vanderbilt) has degrees in music from Howard University and from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. She is the lead editor for Abingdon Press’s Bible study series based on spirituals, the songbook Zion Still Sings: For Every Generation, and VBS programs. She has taught at Howard, Tennessee State, and Trevecca Nazarene universities and serves as Campus Minister of the Wesley Foundation at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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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