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The African American church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963 : a shelter in the storm

Author: Wilson Fallin
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., ©1997.
Series: Studies in African American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on African American churches in the city from the slavery era to the invitation of Martin Luther King to the city for a massive civil rights demonstration. Analyzes how white evangelical and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson Fallin
ISBN: 0815328834 9780815328834
OCLC Number: 36662926
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Alabama, 1995.
Description: xiv, 220 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ch. I. Slavery, Religion, and African American Churches --
Ch. II. Migration and the Formation of African American Churches in the New South City of Birmingham --
Ch. III. Expansion and African American Church Life --
Ch. IV. Leadership, Institution Building and the African American Church in Birmingham --
Ch. V. The African American Church Between the World Wars: Continuity and Preservation --
Ch. VI. The African American Church Between the World Wars: Communism and New Religious Responses --
Ch. VII. Rising Militancy and the African American Church From World War II to the Civil Rights Movement --
Ch. VIII. The African American Church and the Civil Rights Movement.
Series Title: Studies in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: Wilson Fallin, Jr.
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