The Rev. Dr. Valerie Bridgeman Davis PhD, bliblical studies (Hebrew Bible - Baylor University), teaches preaching and worship at Memphis Theological Seminary. She is assistant professor of homiletics and worship, and Hebrew Bible at Memphis Theological Seminary. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Companion to The Africana Worship Book

Safiyah Fosua, Valerie Bridgeman Davis
Worship is when "God shows up and shows out!" African-American worship affirms that an active God embodies human lives through companionship and communion. This volume of essays, interlacing worship pieces with reflections from prominent leaders and emerging thinkers in Africana life, is designed to help churches, professors, and students reflect more deeply on worship and practice. Building a bridge of understanding through collective experiences, the Companion to the Africana Worship Book s...

The Africana Worship Book (Year B)

Safiyah Fosua, Valerie Bridgeman Davis
The second volume of this compilation includes all new Africana worship references and great new features?including a worship plan for young adults, articles on the Africana worship praxis, short dramatic monologues and sound files. Like the first volume, Volume 2 offers new, specially written… calls to worship liturgies prayers litanies offertory prayers doxologies choral readings creeds chants and benedictions Contributors includ...

The Africana Worship Book (Year A)

Safiyah Fosua, Valerie Bridgeman Davis
Celebrate the joyful spiritual spark found in Africana worship! Worship is the lifeblood of the church. To Africana worshippers, God is very present in the service, and the response is heartfelt, jubilant and authentic. The Africana Worship Book uncovers the "best-of" from the African-American church as well as from the Caribbean, American, and African shores. The collected works found in this resource, which are based on Year A the Revised Common Lectionary, include profound and grace-filled...