Next Article in Journal
Polyphony and Poikilia: Theology and Aesthetics in the Exegesis of Tradition in Georgian Chant
Previous Article in Journal
Looking for Black Religions in 20th Century Comics, 1931–1993
Previous Article in Special Issue
Rewriting Race, Gender and Religion in Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon and Paradise
Open AccessArticle

Talking Back: Phillis Wheatley, Race, and Religion

Department of English, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
Religions 2019, 10(6), 401; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel10060401
Received: 9 March 2019 / Revised: 21 May 2019 / Accepted: 20 June 2019 / Published: 25 June 2019
This essay examines the means by which African American poet Phillis Wheatley uses her evangelical Christianity to engage issues of race in revolutionary America. In her poetry and other writings, she addresses and even instructs white men of privilege on the spiritual equality of people of African descent. View Full-Text
Keywords: Phillis Wheatley; race; religion; Thomas Jefferson Phillis Wheatley; race; religion; Thomas Jefferson
Show Figures

Figure 1

MDPI and ACS Style

Byerman, K. Talking Back: Phillis Wheatley, Race, and Religion. Religions 2019, 10, 401.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop