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|ISBN:||9780742564732 0742564738 9780742564749 0742564746 9780742564756 0742564754|
|Description:||x, 217 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Themes in African American religious history --
Middle passage for the gods: African and African American religions from the Middle Passage to the Great Awakening --
The birth of Afro-Christianity in the slave quarters and the urban North, 1740-1831 --
Through the night: African American religion in the antebellum era --
Day of jubilee: black churches from emancipation to the era of Jim Crow --
Jesus on the main line: black Christianity from the Great Migration through World War II --
Freedom's main line: black Christianity, civil rights, and religious pluralism --
Righteous anger and visionary dreams: contemporary black politics, religion, and culture.
|Series Title:||African American history series (Lanham, Md.)|
Harvey provides an elegant and engaging introduction to the history of African American Christianity that charts the diversity of experience and expression among black Christians and illuminates the