Sociology of Black Clergy in the State of Illinois

Author: Weissinger, Sandra Ellen
Year:2012
Pages:264
ISBN:0-7734-1499-1
978-0-7734-1499-0
Price:199.95
A first time study that considers the diverse conditions that affect the ministry of Black clergy in Illinois.

Reviews

“… must read for anyone considering ethnographic research.” – Prof. Laura Jennings University of South Carolina

“… theoretical adventure and major contribution to the sociological imagination.” – Prof. Jean Ait Belkhir Southern University at New Orleans

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: “GOOD PEOPLE PARTICIPATE IN SYSTEMS THAT PRODUCE BAD CONSEQUENCES ALL THE TIME”: A SOCIOLOGICAL RATIONALE FOR STUDYING BLACK CELRGY AND THE REPRODUCTION OF INEQUALITY

CHAPTER TWO: IN THE FIELD, BUT OUT OF PLACE: THE EMOTIONAL LABOR OF ETHNOGRAPHIC FIELDWORK

CHAPTER THREE: FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY, FOR THE LOVE OF JESUS: BACKSTAGE ON THE SET OF THE GOOD WORKS

CHAPTER FOUR: “WE WILL NOT SELL GOD OUT!”

CHAPTER FIVE: STRAINING TO REACH THE CENTER

CHAPTER SIX: EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING: BEYOND BIOGRAPHY, SOCIALIZATION AND CONTEXT TOWARDS REMEMBERING HOPE, POWER, AND THE POSSIBILITY OF DELIVERANCE

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