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Episcopalians and race : Civil War to civil rights

Author: Gardiner H Shattuck
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2000.
Series: Religion in the South.
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"Episcopalians and Race examines the often ambivalent relationship between black communities and the predominantly white leadership of the Episcopal Church since the Civil War. Paying special attention to the 1950s and 60s, Gardiner Shattuck analyzes the impact of the civil rights movement on church life, especially in southern states. He discusses the Church's lofty goals - exemplified by the Episcopal Society for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Shattuck, Gardiner H.
Episcopalians and race.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2000
(OCoLC)594940639
Online version:
Shattuck, Gardiner H.
Episcopalians and race.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2000
(OCoLC)606242530
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gardiner H Shattuck
ISBN: 0813121493 9780813121499 0813190649 9780813190648
OCLC Number: 42022302
Description: xiii, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Segregation --
Racial paternalism and Christian mission after the Civil War --
Negro work and the decline of the Jim Crow Church --
Part II: Integration --
Impact of the Brown decision --
Theology, social activism, and the founding of ESCRU --
Church's response to the Civil Rights Crisis --
Christian witness and racial integration in the Deep South --
Part III: Fragmentation --
Black Power and the urban crisis in the North --
Backlash and the end of the Civil Rights Era.
Series Title: Religion in the South.
Other Titles: Episcopalians & race
Responsibility: Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr.

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