More church folk by Michele Andrea Bowen

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Published by Grand Central Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African American churches -- Fiction,
  • Church membership -- Fiction

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StatementMichele Andrea Bowen.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.O8645 M67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23861981M
ISBN 109780446577762
LC Control Number2009042989
OCLC/WorldCa458890487

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I found More Church Folk to be far too descriptive and repetitive. This book could have been a lot shorter and easier to read if Bowen had cut out all of the detailed descriptions of what everyone was wearing as well as the reminders of the plot in every other ://   ‎It is nowand the preachers of the Gospel United Church are preparing for their much-anticipated Triennial General Conference.

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Church Folk is the first installment in a two book series, which is centered within African American Baptist churches, and tells the story of an up and coming young male pastor, Theophilus Simmons, and his journey to finding love, as well as a notable place within the arduous members of his :// Get this from a library.

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