religion and liberation notes 2

religion and liberation notes 2 - The Lakota People • The...

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Black Theology "White Theology": a critique The problem of internalized racism Alice Walker: "You have to git man off your eyeball, before you can see anything a'tall" ( The Color Purple ) W.E.B. Du Bois: "It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness. .." ( The Souls of Black Folk ) James Cone: God is Black Womanist Theology and Ethics  Between a rock and a hard place: feminist and black Alice Walker's definition of "womanist" ( In Search of our Mothers' Gardens ) Karen Baker-Fletcher: God as "The Strength of My Life" Sweet Honey in the Rock: "Feel Something Drawing Me On" The Negro National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
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Unformatted text preview: The Lakota People • The Seven Fireplaces; The Sioux, from the Algonquian, "nadowe-is-iw-ug," meaning "snake-like ones" or "enemies" • Santee; Dakota; easternmost • Yankton: Nakota; middle • Teton: Lakota; westernmost • Oglala (Lakota) Lakota Tradition • Wakan: anything that is hard to understand; possessing sacred power • The Great Mysterious • Tobtob: The Four Times Four • Tunkasila: Grandfather • Wicasa wakan: holy man • The Sacred pipe; White Buffalo Calf Woman The Sacred Rites (3 of 7) • The rite of purification (sweat lodge) • Crying for a vision (vision quest) • Sun dance...
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