The origins of proslavery Christianity : white and black evangelicals in colonial and antebellum Virginia (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The origins of proslavery Christianity : white and black evangelicals in colonial and antebellum Virginia
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The origins of proslavery Christianity : white and black evangelicals in colonial and antebellum Virginia

Author: Charles F Irons
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even though white evangelicals claimed spiritual fellowship with those of African descent, they nonetheless emerged as the most effective defenders of race-based slavery. As Charles Irons persuasively argues, white evangelicals' ideas about slavery grew directly out of their interactions with black evangelicals. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Irons, Charles F. (Charles Frederick).
Origins of proslavery Christianity.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)607863666
Online version:
Irons, Charles F. (Charles Frederick).
Origins of proslavery Christianity.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609123744
Named Person: Nat Turner; Nat Turner; Nat Turner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles F Irons
ISBN: 9780807831946 0807831948 9780807858776 0807858773
OCLC Number: 181142295
Description: xi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fishers of men, 1680-1792 --
Growing pains, 1792-1815 --
The flourishing of biracial Christianity, 1815-1831 --
The spiritual challenge of Nat Turner, 1831-1835 --
The sectional church, 1835-1856 --
Reluctant, Evangelical Confederates, 1856-1861 --
Epilogue, exodus, 1861-1870.
Responsibility: by Charles F. Irons.
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