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

Author
Abrums, Mary Elyeen [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Lanham : AltaMira Press, c2010.
Description
xxxiv, 217 p. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
African American womenWashington (State)SeattleReligion [Browse]
Bibliographic references
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.
ISBN
  • 9780759113190 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 075911319X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780759113213 (ebook)
  • 0759113211 (ebook)
LCCN
2009023041
OCLC
398505378
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