Gifts of Virtue, Alice Walker, and Womanist Ethics

Gifts of Virtue, Alice Walker, and Womanist Ethics

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Melanie L. Harris dives into the spirituality and life work of Alice Walker, literary genius and poet. Through the lens of Womanist ethics, Harris takes an inside look into the virtues and values that can be lifted from a study of Walker's non-fiction work. This work enlivens the debate in African and African American religious thought about the fluidity of spirituality and widens the conversation to encourage readers to embrace religious traditions inclusive of and beyond Christianity as the foundations for empowerment of both women and ethical values.Laughing out loud, joking about odd family characteristics, and finding out how family recipes came to the kitchen table ... Alice Walkera#39;s essays, short stories, and novels provide examples of uncovering family secrets and spilling truths aboutanbsp;...

Title:Gifts of Virtue, Alice Walker, and Womanist Ethics
Author:Melanie L. Harris
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2010-10-26


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