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A will to choose : the origins of African American methodism

Author: John Gordon Melton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the first century of African American Methodism from its emergence in the 1860s through the changes wrought by the Civil War. From the beginning of Methodism in the United States, African  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gordon Melton
ISBN: 9780742552654 0742552659 9780742552647 0742552640
OCLC Number: 263664638
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 283 - 301.
Description: XII, 317 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Anthony's Legacy Chapter 3 African American Methodism's Beginnings Chapter 4 Emerging Centers of Black Methodism: Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington Chapter 5 Emerging Centers of Black Methodism: Philadelphia, New York City, and Brooklyn Chapter 6 African Methodism Away from the Cities Chapter 7 The Push into the South Chapter 8 Women-the New Force in Church Life Chapter 9 Toward Emancipation Chapter 10 Emancipation and Its Transitions
Responsibility: J. Gordon Melton.

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