Self, Culture, and Others in Womanist Practical Theology

  • Authors
  • Phillis Isabella Sheppard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Black As You See Me

    1. Phillis Isabella Sheppard
      Pages 1-20
  3. Living Blackness: Womanist Perspectives on Black Women’s Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Phillis Isabella Sheppard
      Pages 23-39
    3. Phillis Isabella Sheppard
      Pages 41-60
  4. Psychoanalysis and Black Experience: Critique, Appropriation, and Application

  5. Womanist Practical Theology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Phillis Isabella Sheppard
      Pages 173-186
    3. Phillis Isabella Sheppard
      Pages 187-195
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 197-226

About this book


To illustrate the complexities of black women's experiences of self-identification and racial embodiment, Phillis Isabella Sheppard provides an account that engages both psychoanalytic theory and the role of religion and cultural objects in self-understanding.


criticism culture dialogue Embodiment gender identification pain psychoanalysis psychoanalytic theory psychology race religion self psychology theology women

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