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Author Barnes, Sandra L.

Title Live long and prosper : how Black megachurches address HIV/AIDS and poverty in the age of prosperity theology / Sandra L. Barnes
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2013
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents Introduction: the Black megachurch -- The calling and the corner -- Black megachurch theology: making the Word flesh! -- Black megachurches and HIV/AIDS: beliefs and behavior in unsettled times -- Poverty as a frame continuum -- Conclusion: the Black megachurch in the new millennium: responding to social problems
Summary This title offers an intriguing examination of 16 representative black megachurches and explores some of their motivations and subsequent programmatic efforts in light of prosperity or 'health and wealth' theology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
African American churches.
African Americans -- Religion.
Big churches.
Black theology.
Church work with the poor.
Church work with the sick.
Faith movement (Hagin)
Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0823249573 (paperback; alk. paper)
0823250628 (electronic bk.)
0823252612 (ebook)
9780823249572 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780823250622 (electronic bk.)
9780823252619 (ebook)