Black Spirituality Religion : Blacks In The Bible

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  1. cherryblossom

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    Blacks in the Bible
    Ebony, Feb, 1994 by Lisa C. Jones

    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1077/is_n4_v49/ai_14781982/

     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!

    Great post!

    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1077/is_n4_v49/ai_14781982/

    "Black people have been duped into running from the Bible, thinking it was the White man's book," says the Rev. Walter A. McCray, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Chicago and author of two volumes titled The Black Presence in the Bible. But in fact, Rev. McCray says, "Many notable biblical personalities were Black."


    So true!

     
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    Unfortunately,

    the Reverend Walter A. McCray is un-aware of the Sibyls in the "orginal" role of Spirituality....!

    It was these African Women who

    wrote Psalms
    first raised the dead
    first healed the sick
    first made the lame to walk
    first cured the blind

    p.99
    "The Sibyls"
    by Vivian Hunter-Hindrew
     
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    In the Spirit of Sankofa!




    Fine 1952,

    The fact that you indicate McCray is un-aware, cries out that he needs teaching, not shunning. What say you Fine1952?


     
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    Awesome!

    This is an awesome post. I do agree.

    I accept the research from the African American scholars of the past even though, I grew up reading about perhaps, a few significant references to 'the Black presence' in the Bible by these scholars. I see it as 'a growth process'. Today though, I beleve because of their work and the works of others, we are moving closer to the truth about the bigger picture!
     
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