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Beyond slavery: overcoming its religious and sexual legacies

Beyond slavery: overcoming its religious and sexual legacies
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ISBN 0230100171 (softcover)
9780230100176 (softcover)
Title Beyond slavery : overcoming its religious and sexual legacies / edited by Bernadette J. Brooten ; with the editorial assistance of Jacqueline L. Hazelton
Publisher New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Physical desc. vi, 352 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Black religion, womanist thought, social justice
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Bernadette J. Brooten -- Part 1: A prayer: Prayer for my daughter (poem) / Nancy Rawles -- Part 2:: Overcoming slavery's legacies in the United States. The paradox of silence and display: sexual violation of enslaved women, and contemporary contradictions in Black female sexuality / Dorothy Roberts -- From mammy to welfare queen: images of Black women in public-policy formation / Emilie M. Townes -- From plantations to prisons: African American women prisoners in the United States / Ellen Barry -- Part 3: Overcoming slavery's legacies in religious law. The purchase of His money: slavery and the ethics of Jewish marriage / Gail Labovitz -- Slavery and sexual ethics in Islam / Kecia Ali -- Part 4: Ancient origins of the problem. 'She shall not go free as male slaves do': developing views about slavery and gender in the laws of the Hebrew Bible / David P. Wright -- Early Christianity, slavery, and women's bodies / Jennifer A. Glancy -- Gender, slavery, and technology: the shaping of the early Christian moral imagination / Sheila Briggs -- Part 5: Why sexual ethics needs history. 'As if she were his wife': slavery and sexual ethics in late medieval Spain / Debra Blumenthal -- Love, sex, slavery, and Sally Hemings / Mia Bay -- Breaking the silence: sexual hypocrisies from Thomas Jefferson to Strom Thurmond / Catherine Clinton -- Part 6: Should the Bible form the basis of public policy? The Bible, slavery, and the problem of authority / Sylvester A. Johnson -- The 'purity of the white woman, not the purity of the Negro woman': the contemporary legacies of historical laws against interracial marriage / Fay Botham -- Part 7: The stories we tell. Mammy's daughters; or, the DNA of a feminist sexual ethics / Frances Smith Foster -- Part 8: Restorative justice. Enslaved Black women: a theology of justice and reparations / Dwight N. Hopkins -- Part 9: A mediation. A visit from the old mistress (poem) / Florence Ladd -- Epilogue / Mende Nazer, with Bernadette J. Brooten.
Subject Women slaves -- United States -- History
Women -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- History
Slavery -- Religious aspects
Added name(s) Brooten, Bernadette J. editor
Hazelton, Jacqueline L. editor
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