Relevant and biblical, Women to Women offers perspectives on what it means to be an African-American woman in American society. Fifteen black women scholars, educators, and community leaders speak out on issues such as identity, relationships, single life, facing important issues, and breaking the debt cycle. Paperback.
Through conflict and struggle, sustained by prayer and a zeal for life, African-American women have laid an enduring foundation for the lives of generations of black Americans. In Women to Women, fifteen black scholars, educators, and community leaders uncover the essence of the African-American woman that has made her a pillar both in her own community and in American society at large. Whether you are a professional, a lay leader, a mother, or simply someone who wants to probe the full potential of your culture and your womanhood, you will find fresh definition, affirmation, and support plus workable solutions for life's problems and challenges. From singlehood to sisterhood to motherhood, these writers offer practical insights into some of the thorniest issues women face. Women to Women provides seasoned perspectives on topics such as: - How to Deal with "isms" -- Racism, Classism, and Sexism - The Biblical Heritage of Black Women - Facing Singlehood as an African-American Woman - Life as a Pastor's Wife - Rearing Christian Children in Today's Society - Sisterhood and Mentorship. Readable, relevant, biblical, and written from the heart, Women to Women helps you surmount the challenges of African-American womanhood to fulfill its rich promise in your own life. This book is a companion to Men to Men, edited by Lee June, Ph.D., and Matthew Parker.
Norvella Carter, Ph.D., is director of the Teacher Education Center at Illinois State University in Normal, IL.
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.