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Author Abrums, Mary Elyeen.

Title Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a Black storefront church / Mary E. Abrums.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    286 ABR    Available
Description xxxiv, 217 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A short history -- Morning Sun Missionary Baptist Church -- Morning Sun Church and its leaders -- The family -- Motherhood : "somebody prayed for me" -- The women of Morning Sun Church -- The Lake family -- Molly Lake Lander : "I guess I have to go to Jesus" -- Caren Lake : "having a dream" -- Mahalia Lake : "I don't ask the Lord to move the mountain, just give me the strength to climb it" -- Mable Jackson -- Mable Jackson : "all I asked the Lord for was a man with a cigarette and a job" -- The Jones family -- Betty Jones : "I like to go!" -- Joann Jones Newton : "when God comes, he's getting some of every race" -- Marie Jones Smith : "getting that made-up mind" -- Linda Wilson, Marie's daughter : "all these years I have become stronger" -- The research process -- The research, the women, and me.
Subject African American women -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Religion.
ISBN 9780759113190 (cloth : alk. paper)
075911319X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759113213 (ebook)
0759113211 (ebook)

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