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Rebecca's revival : creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic world

Author: Jon F Sensbach
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2006.
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This is the remarkable story of a Caribbean woman--a slave turned evangelist--who helped inspire the rise of black Christianity in the Atlantic world. All but unknown today, Rebecca Protten left an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Rebecca Protten; Rebecca Protten
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon F Sensbach
ISBN: 9780674022577 0674022572
OCLC Number: 1065115582
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Awards: Nominated for Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion 2005
Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History 2005
Nominated for Wesley-Logan Prize 2005
Nominated for Albert J. Beveridge Award 2005
Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize 2006
Nominated for Charles S. Sydnor Award 2006
Nominated for John H. Dunning Prize 2005
Nominated for Pulitzer Prizes 2006
Description: 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue 1. A Baptism of Blood 2. Rebirth and Remembrance 3. A Priestly Woman 4. The Path 5. Witness 6. The Devil's Bargain 7. A Pilgrim in Europe 8. Christiansborg Epilogue: Rebecca's Shadow Abbreviations Notes Sources Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Jon F. Sensbach.


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Rebecca's Revival is one of the most daring books ever published on New World slavery, a book of triumphant scholarship with a heart. Sensbach has constructed a unique biography of an enslaved Read more...

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