Weary Throats and New Songs: Black Women Proclaiming God's

Weary Throats and New Songs: Black Women Proclaiming God's Word Examines the rich heritage of African American women who have proclaimed and still proclaim God s wordAgainst all odds, African American women have passionately proclaimed the goodness of God and lifted up Jesus name despite barriers of race, class, denomination, education and gender In response to a sense of deliverance from evil and in gratitude for answered prayers, these women have related their faith and trust in God in sacred places such as ships, fields, homes, barns, factories, hospitals, schools, pulpits, missionary societies, and over kitchen sinks Even when disenfranchised in the religious communities they helped create, African American women continue to say a word about God, whether they are ordained or notThis book provides a brief review of the rich heritage of African American female proclaimers and examines contemporary African American women s sermon preparation, content, delivery, and personhood Brown draws heavily on interviews and conversations, as well as audio and video tapes of women proclaiming God s word, to relate how and why African American women tell others about God despite resistance weary throats and with the help of support new songs in religious and social communities


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10 thoughts on “Weary Throats and New Songs: Black Women Proclaiming God's Word

  1. Demetrius Rogers Demetrius Rogers says:

    The structure was so eclectic that it was hard for me to track with this, but it was an educational read Fry Brown conducted a survey, of sorts, of the various practices of black women preachers She also included samples of her own sermons I m sure these would sound much different than they read I tried looking a few up on the internet, but couldn t locate an


  2. Kira Austin-Young Kira Austin-Young says:

    At first, I wondered if this would be relevant to my struggles as a white women preacher in primarily upper middle class contexts, but I was amazed at how similar my own experiences were to some of the women profiled in the book This is mainly a sociological survey of Black women preachers done by Brown, but it also includes some of Brown s own sermons.


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