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

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

Label
Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a Black storefront church
Title
Moving the rock
Title remainder
poverty and faith in a Black storefront church
Statement of responsibility
Mary E. Abrums
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the stories of a group of African-American women who belong to a small storefront church in central Seattle, describing how they have endured poverty, racism, and the challenges of raising their children
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
286.092/2797772
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.N4
LC item number
A27 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a Black storefront church, Mary E. Abrums
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) 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
Control code
ocn398505378
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 217 p.
Isbn
9780759113190
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009023041
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)398505378
Label
Moving the rock : poverty and faith in a Black storefront church, Mary E. Abrums
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-204) 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
Control code
ocn398505378
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 217 p.
Isbn
9780759113190
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009023041
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)398505378

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