Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977

Author: Houston Bryan Roberson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounting the role of the church during emancipation, Jim Crow and black leadership, this incisive book tells the story of one of the most influential African American institutions in the south -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Houston Bryan Roberson
ISBN: 0415949203 9780415949200 0415949211 9780415949217
OCLC Number: 56967135
Description: xxi, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Called to freedom, 1865-1905 --
Workers that needeth not be ashamed, 1905-1916 --
Waiting for a new day, 1916-1948 --
A prophet hath been among them, 1948-1954 --
The substance of things hoped for, 1954-1960 --
Still a plentiful harvest, 1960-1977.
Responsibility: Houston Bryan Roberson.
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"Fighting the Good Fight represents a new departure in black church history. It avoids the pitfalls of hagiography, antiquarianism and 'in-house' histories, and portrays Dexter Avenue Church as a Read more...

 
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