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The new Black gods : Arthur Huff Fauset and the study of African American religions

Author: Edward E Curtis; Danielle Brune Sigler
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009.
Series: Religion in North America.
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Taking the influential work of Arthur Huff Fauset as a starting point to break down the false dichotomy that exists between mainstream and marginal, a new generation of scholars offers fresh ideas for understanding the religious expressions of African Americans in the United States. Fauset's 1944 classic, Black Gods of the Metropolis, launched original methods and theories for thinking about African American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New Black gods.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008038720
(OCoLC)248537112
Named Person: Arthur Huff Fauset; Arthur Huff Fauset
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward E Curtis; Danielle Brune Sigler
ISBN: 9780253004086 025300408X 0253220572 9780253220578
OCLC Number: 607554436
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 269 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / by Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. Stein --
Introduction / Edward E. Curtis IV and Danielle Brune Sigler --
New religious movement(s) of the great migration era --
Fauset's (missing) Pentecostals : church mothers, remaking respectability, and religious modernism / Clarence E. Hardy III --
"Grace has given God a vacation" : the history and development of the theology of the United House of Prayer of All People / Danielle Brune Sigler --
"Chased out of Palestine" : Prophet Cherry's Church of God and early Black Judaisms in the United States / Nora L. Rubel --
Debating the origins of the Moorish Science Temple : toward a new cultural history / Edward E. Curtis IV --
"The consciousness of God's presence will keep you well, healthy, happy, and singing" : the tradition of innovation in the music of Father Divine's peace mission movement / Leonard Norman Primiano --
"A true Moslem is a true spiritualist" : Black orientalism and Black gods of the metropolis / Jacob S. Dorman --
Resurrecting Fauset's vision for African American religious studies --
Religion proper and proper religion : Arthur Fauset and the study of African American religions / Sylvester A. Johnson --
The perpetual primitive in African American religious historiography / Kathryn Lofton --
Turning African Americans into rational actors : the important legacy of Fauset's functionalism / Carolyn Rouse --
Defining the "Negro problem" in Brazil : the shifting significance of Brazil's African heritage from the 1890s to the 1940s / Kelly E. Hayes --
Fauset and his Black gods : intersections with the Herskovits-Frazier debate / Stephen W. Angell.
Series Title: Religion in North America.
Other Titles: Arthur Huff Fauset and the study of African American religions
Responsibility: edited by Edward E. Curtis IV and Danielle Brune Sigler.

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