Canaan Land : a religious history of African Americans (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Canaan Land : a religious history of African Americans

Author: Albert J Raboteau
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insight into the history of African American religious traditions in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History (form)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert J Raboteau
ISBN: 0195145852 9780195145854
OCLC Number: 45446256
Notes: Originally published: African-American religion. New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999, in series: Religion in American life.
Description: x, 151 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
The independent African church movement --
"The invisible institution" : religion among the slaves --
In search of Canaan : emancipation and the limits of freedom --
From plantation to ghetto : religion in the city --
The black freedom struggle --
Black faith : continuity within change.
Other Titles: African-American religion
Responsibility: Albert J. Raboteau.
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An in-depth examination of African-American history and religion, this comprehensive book provides panoramic coverage of the black religious and social experience in America and thus chronicles the  Read more...

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Roboteau is right in pointing out that religion has been neglected in African American scholarship, and his book is a good starting point for setting the record straight. * Journal of American Read more...

 
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