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Author: James A Handy; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
Publisher: [Chapel Hill, N.C.] : Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Electronic edView all editions and formats
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Describes the organization and formation of the church, the rise of Methodism, and the establishment of the A.M.E. Church in the Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York areas. Provides a history of the Church's annual conferences, loaded with names and administrative details that provide insight into the interesting historical preoccupations that dominated some of the conferences. Also a focus on the people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James A Handy; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
OCLC Number: 47770295
Notes: Title from electronic title page.
This electronic edition is part of the UNC-CH digitization project's database, Documenting the American South. It is a part of the collection The Church in the Southern Black community.
Text transcribed by Apex Data Services, Inc. Images scanned by Sarah Reuning. Text encoded by Apex Data Services, Inc. and Jill Kuhn.
Details: Mode of access: Internet World Wide Web.; System requirements: PC with modem or direct Internet connection; SGML viewer required for SGML files.
Other Titles: Church in the Southern Black community.
Responsibility: James A. Handy.

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Describes the organization and formation of the church, the rise of Methodism, and the establishment of the A.M.E. Church in the Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York areas. Provides a history of the Church's annual conferences, loaded with names and administrative details that provide insight into the interesting historical preoccupations that dominated some of the conferences. Also a focus on the people responsible for the rise of the church, which includes several short biographies of prominent A.M.E. leaders. Also includes information on subjects ranging from church policy for pastors, member responsibilities, and a report of a conference in Haiti.

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