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Sparks from the anvil of oppression : Philadelphia's African Methodists and southern migrants, 1890-1940

Author: Robert Gregg
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1993.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a study of African Methodist Churches, southern migrants, and expanding ghettos in Philadelphia. Contending that isolating these powerful forces distorts social history, this title examines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gregg, Robert, 1958-
Sparks from the anvil of oppression.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92034589
(OCoLC)26851109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gregg
ISBN: 9781439906118 1439906114
OCLC Number: 698080060
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 272 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: CONTENTS Maps and Tables Acknowledgments 1 Introduction Part I Churches and Ghettos 2 "Drowned by a Torrent of Migration" 3 Evangelism and Social Service Part II "In the Pulpit and the Pew" 4 Uplifting "Backward Peoples" 5 "Pulpit Extension" 6 Service and Prestige 7 "Flaming Torches" Part III The "Great Migration" 8 Many "Promised Lands" 9 The Earnest Pastor's Heated Term 10 "Let This Be Your Home" 11 Conclusion Notes Index
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Robert Gregg.
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