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Born a slave, Sojourner Truth would spread the fires of freedom all the way to Congress. As a woman, she would boldly voice a link between the plight of slaves and that of American females. Facing a life without hope, she would receive a call from God to preach a deeply felt message--that people best show their love for God by their concern for others.
Wherever she appeared, the wise words and electrifying presence of Sojourner Truth brought audiences to their feet. The lengthy shadow cast by her near-six-foot frame and the challenge to injustice issued by her stinging speeches have secured her a place in American history--a place as a woman of courage and faith. Softcover.
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Barbour Books
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.19 X 0.50 (inches)
Series: Heroes of the Faith
Can I Get a Witness?: Prophetic Religious Voices of African-American WomenMarcia RiggsOrbis Books / 1997 / Trade Paperback$19.49 Retail:
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For challenge and encouragement in your Christian life, read the life stories of the Heroes of the Faith. The novelized biographies of this series are inspiring and easy-to-read, ideal for Christians of any age or background. In Sojourner Truth, you’ll get to know the tall, powerful former slave whose biblically-based call for equality—for both blacks and women—secured her a place in American history. Appropriate for readers from junior high through adult, helpful for believers of any background, these biographies encourage greater Christian commitment through the example of heroes like Sojourner Truth.