The sky is crying : race, class, and natural disaster / Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, editor

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Subjects: Natural disasters--Social aspects
Natural disasters--Religious aspects
Natural disasters--Social aspects--United States
Marginality, Social--United States
Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Nashville : Abingdon Press, c2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Additional Authors: Kirk-Duggan, Cheryl A
Notes: LCCN: 2006026705
ISBN: 068733473X (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780687334735 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Retribution as first response : did God punish New Orleans? / Valerie Bridgeman Davis -- Mañana is too late to learn how to love / Cecilia González-Andrieu -- Came the hard rain / Shari Julian -- Hello Kitty : reflections of a Katrina volunteer / Cheryl Fries -- Hurricane Katrina and the floodwaters of New Orleans / Sister Jamie T. Phelps -- Pastoral reflections on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita / J. Alfred Smith, Sr. -- New Orleans is America / Dwight N. Hopkins -- We, too, are America : Black women's burden of race and class / Diana L. Hayes -- Myths and media : a socioethical reflection on Hurricane Katrina / Doll Kennedy -- Questions of calamity and justice in Luke 13:1-5 / Eung Chun Park -- Shouting at an angry sky : thoughts on natural disaster as theological challenge / Anthony B. Pinn -- Crossing many waters / Toni Dunbar -- Left behind : backdrop to a national crisis / Peniel E. Joseph -- My sister's keeper : reflections on Hurricane Katrina and Black female activism / Marcia L. Dyson -- "The sky is fallin', the dam has broken" : violence, chaos, and oppression in literature / Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan -- Everything is wet and gone / Cheryl Fries -- I weep on a slanted rooftop / Valerie Bridgeman Davis -- Eyes that don't see / Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan -- "Wade in the water" : a meditation on race, class, and Katrina / Alton B. Pollard III -- Strong at the wounded places (Esther 5:9-14) / Vashti M. McKenzie -- Natural disasters, unnatural neglect : "it be's that way sometimes" (1 Kings 19:11-18; 1 Kings 18:36-39) / Darryl M.Trimiew -- After Katrina and Rita : what must I do to be saved? (Luke 10:25-37) / Melva L. Sampson -- When trouble comes (Job 1:7-11) / Dorrance Kennedy -- Questions, enlightenment, and Stradivarius / Ferenc Raj -- Pimping Jesus for political gain : casting stones at our neighbors (Luke 10: 25-28) / Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan
Physical Description: xxxvi, 219 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 71189685
ISBN/ISSN: 068733473X
9780687334735

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