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  • Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thoughtby Anthony B. Pinn

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Black theology tends to be a theology about no-body. Though one might assume that black and womanist theology have already given significant attention to the nature and meaning of black bodies as a theological issue, this inquiry has primarily taken the form of a focus on issues relating to liberation, treating the body in abstract terms rather than... more...

  • Noise and Spiritby Anthony B. Pinn

    NYU Press 2003; US$ 25.00

    Rap music is often seen as a Black secular response to pressing issues of our time. Yet, like spirituals, the blues, and gospel music, rap has deep connections to African American religious traditions. Noise and Spirit explores the diverse religious dimensions of rap stemming from Islam (including the Nation of Islam and Five Percent Nation), Rastafarianism,... more...

  • Treatise on Geophysics, Volume 6by Anthony B Watts

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 101.00

    Treatise on Geophysics: Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics, Volume 6, provides a comprehensive review of the state of knowledge on crust and lithosphere dynamics, which is defined as the study of how the outermost layers of the Earth respond to loads that are emplaced on, within, and below it and its implications for plate mechanics and mantle flow. ... more...

  • Epidemiologic Studies in Cancer Prevention and Screeningby Anthony B. Miller

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 117.45

    Offering the first comprehensive overview of the evidence base for cancer prevention and screening, this book provides both a realistic appraisal of the evidence for prevention and cancer screening, and an accounting of the impact of current efforts. more...

  • What is African American Religion?by Anthony B. Pinn

    Fortress Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    Sketching the religious landscape of African American communities today, the volume makes explicit the tension in traditional conversations about black religion that privilege either Christianity in particular or simply organizations (with doctrines and creeds) in general. Discussing the misunderstandings and historical inaccuracies of such views,... more...

  • Perpetually Coolby Anthony B. Chan

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 50.00

    This is the first biography about Anna May Wong, an extraordinary Asian American woman who became the country's most famous film actress of Chinese descent. This multi-faceted tale takes the reader on a compelling journey through Wong's early years in Los Angeles and her first Hollywood pictures—films that led to her international fame. It is also... more...

  • Writing God's Obituaryby Anthony B. Pinn

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    A former African American minister reveals his unusual journey from faith to atheism. Anthony Pinn preached his first sermon at age twelve. At eighteen he became one of the youngest ordained ministers in his denomination. He then quickly moved up the ministerial ranks. Eventually he graduated from Columbia University and then received a Master of... more...

  • What Has the Black Church to do with Public Life?by Anthony B. Pinn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 40.00

    This book argues against the common assumption that religious organizations, like black churches, should be involved in the public arena. more...

  • What's Theology Got to Do With It?by Anthony B. Robinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 21.50

    For congregations seeking renewed purpose and vitality this book gets to the heart of the matter. One of the leading voices on congregational life and leadership, Anthony Robinson makes the case that congregations should openly express their beliefs and values to clarify their purpose. Doing so opens up new avenues for transforming worship, promoting... more...

  • Theism and Public Policyby Anthony B. Pinn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Does theism dominant the language and practices of public life in the United States? This volume explores this question from a humanist perspective, and in so doing it provides insight into the relationship of religion to public policy, and offers ways to advance a more democratic and secular public arena. more...