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Title Black Zion : African American religious encounters with Judaism / edited by Yvonne Chireau, Nathaniel Deutsch
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in America series
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Contents Black culture and black Zion : African American religious encounters with Judaism, 1790-1930, an overview / Yvonne Chireau -- African American Jews : dispelling myths, bridging the divide / Bernard J. Wolfson -- Symbolic identity formation in an African American religious sect : the Black Hebrew Israelites / Merrill Singer -- Another exodus : the Hebrew Israelites from Chicago to Dimona / Ethan Michaeli -- Proximate other : the Nation of Islam and Judaism / Nathaniel Deutsch -- Nubian Islaamic Hebrews, Ansaaru Allah Community : Jewish teachings of an African American Muslim community / Kathleen Malone O'Connor -- Remembering Nehemiah : a note on Biblical theology / Allen Dwight Callahan -- Theological affinities in the writings of Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King, Jr. / Susannah Heschel -- This is the gateway to the Lord : the legacy of synagogue buildings for African American churches on Cincinnati's Reading Road / Karla Goldman -- "Jew" in the Haitian imagination : pre-modern anti-Judaism in the postmodern Caribbean / Elizabeth A. McAlister
Summary This is an exploration of the interaction between African American religions and Jewish traditions, beliefs, and spaces. The collection's argument is that religion is the missing piece of the cultural jigsaw, and black-Jewish relations need the religious roots of their problem illuminated
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African Americans -- Relations with Jews.
African Americans -- Religion.
Black Hebrews.
Black Muslims.
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
Author Chireau, Yvonne Patricia, 1961-
Deutsch, Nathaniel.
LC no. 99039278
ISBN 0195112571 (alk. paper)
019511258X (paperback; alk. paper)
1423759656 (electronic bk.)
160256180X (electronic bk.)
9780195112573 (alk. paper)
9780195112580 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781423759652 (electronic bk.)
9781602561809 (electronic bk.)