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God and the Green DivideReligious Environmentalism in Black and White$
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Amanda J. Baugh

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780520291164

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520291164.001.0001

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Food and Environment at an African American Church

Food and Environment at an African American Church

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(p.84) 4 Food and Environment at an African American Church
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God and the Green Divide
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Amanda J. Baugh

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520291164.003.0005

Chapter 4 focuses on a Faith in Place bible study on food and faith held at an African American church. This bible study was one of Veronica Kyle’s first sustained recruitment efforts and through the group she developed her approach for attracting other African Americans to Faith in Place. Rather than conforming to the norms of religious environmental ideology that developed through the work of white scholars and activists, this chapter demonstrates, Kyle helped the women cultivate an awareness of and language about the environment through a distinctive focus on the history and current circumstances of African Americans.

Keywords:   Eco-divide, Afrocentrism, Black environmentalism, African American identity, soul food, vegetarianism, community health, environmental literacy

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