Men To Men: Perspectives of Sixteen African-American Christian Men

Paperback | January 23, 1996

byLee N. June, Matthew Parker

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In the midst of the obstacles facing today's African-American male, the voices of men who have met and mastered the challenges offer strength and hope. In Men to Men, sixteen black scholars and professionals share personal insights into what it takes to succeed in all avenues of manhood, from family to faith to vocation. Whether you're a pastor, educator, counselor, lay leader, or simply someone concerned with how to apply your faith to turn life's hurdles into opportunities, Men to Men gives you proven perspectives that can spark success and growth in your own and others' lives. Drawing on the expertise and wisdom of their chosen fields, men such as Dr. Lloyd Blue, Dr. Hank Allen, and Dr. Lee June share practical, man-to-man advice on topics of vital interest, including: - How African-American Males Can Build Powerful Families - Developing and Maintaining a Commitment to Marriage - An Action Plan for Restoring African-American Men, Families, and Communities - Black, Biblical, and Afrocentric - Risk and Failure as Preludes to Achievement - Avoiding the Criminal Justice System - The Importance of Moral Character. In-depth, biblical, encouraging, and based on the latest scholarship, Men to Men shows how you can bridge the pitfalls of black manhood to achieve spiritual, personal, and social prosperity. This book is a companion to Women to Women, edited by Norvella Carter, Ph.D., and Matthew Parker.

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A powerful collection of essays by black male scholars written to black men on issues that concern them today. Titles include "Risk and Failure as Preludes to Achievements", "The Criminal Justice System: A Message to Young Black Males", "Keys to Sound Financial Planning", and more

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In the midst of the obstacles facing today's African-American male, the voices of men who have met and mastered the challenges offer strength and hope. In Men to Men, sixteen black scholars and professionals share personal insights into what it takes to succeed in all avenues of manhood, from family to faith to vocation. Whether you're...

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In the midst of the obstacles facing today's African-American male, the voices of men who have met and mastered the challenges offer strength and hope. In Men to Men, sixteen black scholars and professionals share personal insights into what it takes to succeed in all avenues of manhood, from family to faith to vocation. Whether you're...

Dr. Lee N. June is vice president for Student Affairs and Services and assistant provost for Academic Student Services and Multicultural Issues at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.Matthew Parker is president of the Institute for Black Family Development in Detroit. He has played editorial roles in the books The Blac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:January 23, 1996Publisher:Zondervan

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ISBN - 10:0310201578

ISBN - 13:9780310201571

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ContentsPreface by Matthew ParkerIntroduction by Lee N. June, Ph.D.PART 1: Developing Life Enhancement Skills1. The Importance of Moral Character Lee N. June2. Risk and Failure as Preludes to Achievement Henry Lee (Hank) Allen3. Keys to Sound Financial Planning Allen T. Sheffield4. Sanctifying Our Sexual Energy Haman Cross Jr.5. Male Bonding: Men Relating to Men Rodney S. PattersonPART 2: Strengthening Relationships Within Families6. How to Romance Your Wife Lloyd C. Blue7. Building Powerful Families Michael R. Lyles and Larry Purvis8. The Meaning of Fatherhood Claude L. Dallas Jr.9. Balancing Career and Family Kenneth B. Staley10. The Commitment to Marriage J. Derek McNeil11. Male Leadership in the Home and Family Willie RichardsonPART 3: Dealing with the Criminal Justice System12. Avoiding Arrest and Prison Kenneth McDaniel13. Surviving the Criminal Justice System Clifford E. WashingtonPART 4: Facing Contemporary Challenges14. Concepts of Manhood Warren E. Williams15. Rebuilding the Walls: An Action Plan John M. Wallace Jr.16. African-American, Afrocentric (Africentric), Christian, and Male? Lee N. June

From Our Editors

A powerful collection of essays by black male scholars written to black men on issues that concern them today. Titles include "Risk and Failure as Preludes to Achievements", "The Criminal Justice System: A Message to Young Black Males", "Keys to Sound Financial Planning", and more