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Barbara A. Holmes

Barbara A. Holmes is president emerita of United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. She also served as V.P. of Academic Affairs/Dean of Memphis Theological Seminary. Her Fortress Press books include Liberation and the Cosmos: Conversations with the Elders (2008) and Joy Unspeakable: Contemplative Practices of the Black Church (2004, 2017).

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Release date: 
October 15, 2017

Joy Unspeakable focuses on the aspects of the black church that point beyond particular congregational gatherings toward a mystical and communal spirituality not within the ...

Release date: 
July 8, 2004
Holmes's research — through oral histories, church records, and written accounts — details not only ways in which contemplative experience is built...