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Afro-American religious history : a documentary witness

Author: Milton C Sernett
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1985.
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Afro-American religious history.
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1985
Online version:
Afro-American religious history.
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1985
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton C Sernett
ISBN: 0822305917 9780822305910 0822305941 9780822305941
OCLC Number: 11346466
Description: xii, 504 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Traditional Iboo religion and culture / Olaudah Equiano --
African religions in colonial Jamaica / Bryan Edwards --
Slave conversion on the Carolina frontier / Francis le Jau --
Address to the negroes in the state of New York / Jupiter Hammon --
Letters from pioneer black Baptists / George Liele and Andrew Bryan --
A black Puritan's farewell / Lemuel Haynes --
Plantation churches: visible and invisible / Peter Randolph --
Proud of that 'ole time' religion / Sister Kelly --
Conjuration and witchcraft / Henry Bibb --
Great moral dilemma / James W.C. Pennington --
Religion and slave insurrection / Nat Turner --
Slaveholding religion and the Christianity of Christ / Frederick Douglass --
Slave songs and spirituals / Thomas Wentworth Higginson --
Life experience and Gospel labors / Richard Allen --
Rise of the African Methodist / Episcopal Zion Church --
A female preacher among the African Methodists / Jarena Lee --
African Baptists celebrate emancipation in New York state / Nathaniel Paul --
Our wretchedness in consequence of the preachers of religion / David Walker --
To the citizens of New York / Peter Williams --
Black churches in New York City, 1840 / Charles B. Ray --
Protesting the negro pew / Jeremiah Asher --
I will not live a slave / Jermain W. Loguen --
Welcome to the ransomed / Daniel Alexander Payne --
From slave to preacher among the freedmen / Isaac Lane --
The colored Methodist Episcopal Church / Lucius H. Holsey --
Black religion in the post-reconstruction South / William Wells Brown --
Education in the A.M.E. Church / Daniel Alexander Payne --The regeneration of Africa / Alexander Crummell --
Emigration to Africa / Henry McNeal Turner --
The first Anglo-American Catholic Congress, 1889 / Afro-American Catholicism --
1899 presidential address to the National Baptist Convention / Elisa C. Morris --
Bishop C.H. Mason, Church of God in Christ / Elsie W. Mason --
The race problem in a Christian state, 1906 / Reverdy C. Ransom --
Of the faith of the fathers / W.E.B. Du Bois --
What induced me to build a school in the rural district / Rosa Young --
Things of the spirit / Cater G. Woodson --
The genius of the negro church / Benjamin E. Mays and Joseph W. Nicholson --
The churches of Bronzeville / St. Clair Drake abd Horace R. Clayton --
The negro church and assimilation / E. Franklin Frazier --
Gravey tells his own story / Marcus Gravey --
Organized religion and cults / Miles Mark Fischer --
Black Judaism in Harlem / Rabbi Matthew --
The Realness of God, to you-wards / Father Divine --
Self-government in the New World / Wallace D. Muhammad --
National Baptist philosophy of civil rights / Joseph H. Jackson --
Letter from Brimingham jail, April 16, 1963 / Martin Luther King --
Singing of good tidings and freedom / Mahalia Jackson --
The anatomy of segregation and ground of hope / Howard Thurman --
Black Power statement, July 31, 1966 and Black Theology statement, June 13, 1969 / National conference of black churchmen --
Black theology and the black church: where do we go from here? / James H. Cone --
The black churches: a new agenda / Lawrence N. Jones.
Responsibility: edited by Milton C. Sernett.


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