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Author Ross, Rosetta E., 1955-

Title Witnessing and testifying : black women, religion, and civil rights / Rosetta E. Ross.

Published Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2003]


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 UniM Store  323.092396073 ROSS MF29    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-283) and index.
Summary The Civil Rights Movement was not only an epochal social and political event but also a profound moral turning point in American history. Here, for the first time, social ethicist Ross examines the religiously motivated activism of black women in the movement and its moral import.
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
African American women civil rights workers -- Religious life -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Womanist theology -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0800636031