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Beyond the Suffering: Embracing the Legacy of African American Soul Care and Spiritual Direction

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The African American Church has always helped hurting and hardened people through the personal and corporate ministries of sustaining, healing, reconciling, and guiding. This book seeks to uncover the buried treasure of wisdom about soul care and spiritual direction contained in the history of African American Christianity.
Paperback, 255 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Baker Books
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Susan Ellis
Looking at the cover of Beyond the Suffering, one might assume the book is only for African Americans. Not so. While it certainly tells the poignant story of slavery in America, it captures the essence of humanity when it is rooted in a profound, life giving faith in Jesus. It is a story of suffering, hope, grace, and deliverance. It paints a picture of a community that understood that shared sorrow is endurable sorrow. The stories told by the slaves remind all of us that there are always two st ...more
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Dec 04, 2008 Robert rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: Those interested in heroes of Black Church History
Beyond the Suffering tells stirring narratives of heroes of black church history. With the built-in discussion guide, it is the perfect book for church small groups, youth and adult Sunday School, and for college, graduate school, and seminary courses on church history, multi-cultural ministry, Christian counseling, and American history. To learn more visit: www.rpmministries.org.
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My passion is to write, speak, and consult on Christ-centered comprehensive, compassioante, culturally-informed biblical counseling and spiritual formation that changes lives with Christ's changeless truth

My web site is: www.rpmministries.org

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