The Resource Esotericism in African American religious experience : "there is a mystery" ..., edited by Stephen C. Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr

Esotericism in African American religious experience : "there is a mystery" ..., edited by Stephen C. Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr

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Esotericism in African American religious experience : "there is a mystery" ...
Title
Esotericism in African American religious experience
Title remainder
"there is a mystery" ...
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen C. Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: "There is a Mystery" ... , brings together groundbreaking essays that inaugurate Africana Esoteric Studies (AES): a new trans-disciplinary enterprise that investigates esoteric lore and practices in Africa and the African Diaspora
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
200.89/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1434.U6
LC item number
E86 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Aries book series. Texts and studies in Western esotericism,
Series volume
VOLUME 19
Label
Esotericism in African American religious experience : "there is a mystery" ..., edited by Stephen C. Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr
Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
  • Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: "There Is a Mystery" ... ; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Introduction: Africana Esoteric Studies: Mapping a New Endeavor; Part 1: (Pre- ) 19th Century; 1 Esoteric Writing of Vodou: Grimoires, Sigils, and the Houngan's Notebook; 2 Paschal Beverly Randolph in the African American Community; 3 The Self Divine: Know Ye Not that Ye are Gods?; Part 2: Early to Mid 20th Century; 4 Working Roots and Conjuring Traditions: Relocating Black 'Cults and Sects' in African-American Religious History
  • 11 Show and Prove: Five Percenters and the Study of African American Esotericism12 The "Nu" Nation: An Analysis of Malachi Z. York's Nuwaubians; 13 Sacred Not Secret: Esoteric Knowledge in the United Nuwaubian Nation of Moors; Part 3: Late 20th Century to Present-day; 14 Astro-Black Mythology: The Poetry of Sun Ra; 15 Conjurational Contraptions: Techno-Hermeneutics, Mechanical Wizardry, and the Material Culture of African American Folk Magic; 16 Portraying Portraits: The Intersectionality of Self, Art, and the Lacanian Gaze in the Nahziryah Monastic Community
  • 17 Those Mysteries, Our Mysteries: Ishmael Reed and the Construction of a Black Esoteric Tradition18 Rockin' for a Risen Savior: Bakongo and Christian Iconicity in the Louisiana Easter Rock Ritual; 19 Pole Dancing for Jesus: Negotiating Movement and Gender in Men's Musical Praise; 20 Wonder Working Power: Reclaiming Mystical and Cosmological Aspects of Africana Spiritual Practices; Conclusion: The Continuing Quest to Map Secrecy, Concealment, and Revelatory Experiences in Africana Esoteric Discourse "There Is a Mystery ... "; Afterword; Bibliography; Index
  • 5 Spirit is Universal: Development of Black Spiritualist Churches6 The Harlem Renaissance as Esotericism Black Oragean Modernism; 7 Mathematical Theology: Numerology in the Religious Thought of Tynnetta Muhammad and Louis Farrakhan; 8 On the Knowledge of Self and Others: Secrecy, Concealment and Revelation in Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam (1934-1975); 9 Post-Imperial Appropriation of Text, Tradition, and Ritual in the Pseudonymous Writings of Henri Gamache; 10 Mystery Matters: Embodiment and African American Mystics
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ocn895256983
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Isbn
9789004283428
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