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by Mr. Cornel West

eBook Prophetic Fragments: Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture epub
  • ISBN: 0802807216
  • Author: Mr. Cornel West
  • Genre: Religion
  • Subcategory: New Age & Spirituality
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (October 23, 1993)
  • Pages: 308 pages
  • ePUB size: 1158 kb
  • FB2 size 1545 kb
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Cornel West is director of Afro-American studies at Princeton University

Cornel West is director of Afro-American studies at Princeton University. A self-styled "intellectual freedom fighter," he has written several noted books, including Prophesy Deliverance! (1982), The American Evasion of Philosophy (1989), The Ethical Dime. What do you want to know about African American religion and culture? The answer is in this book for all who desire to gain a better understanding of the religious environment that he or she worships in OR dares to attend. This is such a great contribution to inquiring minds.

Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture. Stanley Hauerwas "Only Cornel West could write a book that contains essays on Marvin Gaye and Hans Frei that serve equally to illumine our current theological and cultural contexts

Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture. PAPERBACK; Published: 10/22/1993. ISBN: 978-0-8028-0721-2. Stanley Hauerwas "Only Cornel West could write a book that contains essays on Marvin Gaye and Hans Frei that serve equally to illumine our current theological and cultural contexts. This book is not only a constant challenge to received intellectual conventions, but, more importantly, it is fun to read". James H. Cone "Cornel West is a brilliant social critic with a wide range of interests.

Information about the book, Prophetic Fragments: Illuminations of the Crisis in. .Book Description: "This collection of writings, drawn from a wide variety of sources, reveals the intellectual depth and breadth of the author.

Information about the book, Prophetic Fragments: Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture: the Nonfiction, Paperback, by Cornel West (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Oct 23, 1993).

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ster Press, 1982), 11. Stone: Prophetic Pragmatism. 93. fusion of African-American life and European style might also justify Rosemary Cowan’s term. jazz philosophy‛ to describe prophetic pragmatism.

Prophetic Fragments: Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture. This collection of essays by Cornel West are prophetic in two ways. 0802807216 (ISBN13: 9780802807212). Secondly, they are prophetic in that even though these essays were written int eh early to mid 1980's (the book was published in 1988), his analysis of class warfare, of the concentration of wealth, of the abuse of poor people of color and so on, is incredibly relevant.

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Even though West is a pragmatist, he quickly tells us that American philosophy has never taken the Afro-American experience seriously. 92 Stone: Prophetic Pragmatism. Even though West is a pragmatist, he quickly tells us that American philosophy has never taken the Afro-American experience seriously.

Cornel Ronald West, American humanities educator, writer. Named one of 100 Most Influential Black Americans, Ebony magazine, 2006, The 100 Agents of Change, Rolling Stone magazine, 2009; named to Power 150, Ebony magazine, 2007, 2008; recipient Literary Lion award, New York Public Library. Professor religion Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1977-1984, 1988, Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, 1984-1987. Professor religion, director department Afro-American Studies Princeton University, 1988-1994, Class of 1943 University professor religion, since 2002.

In 1982, West's Prophesy Deliverance: An Afro-American Revolutionary Christianity was published. During the rest of the 1980s and early '90s, West brought out more books that touched on philosophy and religion, such as Prophetic Fragments: Illuminations of the Crisis in American Religion and Culture (1988) and The Ethical Dimensions of Marxist Thought (1991). West's writing also addressed racial and sociopolitical phenomena. The essays in the best-selling Race Matters (1993) focused on the plight of struggling African Americans.

"This collection of writings, drawn from a wide variety of sources, reveals the intellectual depth and breadth of the author. The articles include political commentary, cultural critique, literary analysis, extended book reviews, and even a short story by
Comments: (3)
Nikobar
Insightful and challenging. Dr. West is a modern day thinker.
Oso
I'm very impressed by Dr. West's candor and arguments. For someone new to his writings, I found it a very inviting and at the same time challenging read.
Renthadral
Very interesting and thought provoking book. What do you want to know about African American religion and culture? The answer is in this book for all who desire to gain a better understanding of the religious environment that he or she worships in OR dares to attend. This is such a great contribution to inquiring minds. Thanks Dr. West.
Memphis
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