ERIC Number: ED390519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Prophetic Voices: Black Preachers Speak on Behalf of Children.
Hoots, Allegra S., Ed.
This book contains 21 sermons written by preachers representing 13 denominations and reflects the diversity of styles and perspectives that highlights the richness of the African American Christian community. Each sermon affirms the value of children and serves to remind adults of the obligation to use all possible resources to help children develop into healthy adults. The sermons are as follows: (1) "Leadership in an Era of Broken Symbols" (John Hurst Adams); (2) "Whose Responsibility?" (Karen Baker-Fletcher); (3) "I Believe in Sunday School" (Delores Carpenter); (4) "God's Gift" (Suzan D. Johnson Cook); (5) "No More Notes on Johnny" (Herbert Daughtry); (6) "Overcoming Life's Impediments" (Floyd H. Flake); (7) "Co-partners with Christ" (James A. Forbes); (8) "Living on the Edge" (Robert Michael Franklin); (9) "The Least of These" (Peter J. Gomes); (10) "God Speaks through the Most Unlikely People" (Allegra S. Hoots); (11) "The Challenge of Crisis" (Dorothy Lewis Jones); (12) "Let God's Concerns Be Our Concerns" (Gwendolyn Long-Cudjoe); (13) "Bethlehem Revisited" (Ella Pearson Mitchell); (14) "Bring Back the Children" (Mozella G. Mitchell); (15) "Delivering the Deliverers" (Susan Newman); (16) "The Control of Life from Within" (Samuel D. Proctor); (17) "Reclaiming Our Children" (John H. Ricard); (18) "A Children's Pentecost" (Cheryl J. Sanders); (19) "On Being a Man" (Preston N. Williams); (20) "That They Might Have a Life" (W. Clyde Williams); and (21) "Let the Children Come to Me" (Harry S. Wright). Contains 19 references. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Black Community, Black Youth, Blacks, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Christianity, Church Role, Clergy, Community Role, Parent Role
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001 ($10.95, plus $2 shipping; discount on quantity orders of 10 or more copies).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: African Americans; Sermons
Note: Prepared by the Black Community Crusade for Children.