Speaker - Yolanda Pierce

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Yolanda Pierce is the Elmer G. Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary, and Liaison with the Princeton University Afro-American Studies Program. Pierce earned her M.A. in English and African American Studies and her Ph.D. in English from Cornell University. A member of an Assemblies of God church, she serves on the executive committee for the Society of Literature and Religion. She teaches courses in African American religious history, womanist theology, and literature and religion. She is the author of "Her Refusal to Be Re(Caste): Annie Burton's Narrative of Resistance," in The Southern Literary Journal; Hell without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the Antebellum Spiritual Narrative, a volume in The History of African American Religion Series; and "Redeeming Bondage: Captivity Narratives and Spiritual Autobiographies in the Slave Narrative Tradition," in The Cambridge Companion to the Slave Narrative.

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The African-American Church and American Politics

09.23.08 | 01:18:28 min | 1 comment