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Through the storm, through the night : a history of African American Christianity, Paul Harvey

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Through the storm, through the night : a history of African American Christianity
Title
Through the storm, through the night
Title remainder
a history of African American Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Paul Harvey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Paul Harvey illustrates how black Christian traditions provided theological, institutional, and personal strategies for cultural survival during bondage and into an era of partial freedom. At the same time, he covers the ongoing tug-of-war between themesof "respectability" versus practices derived from an African heritage; the adoption of Christianity by the majority; and the critique of the adoption of the "white man's religion" from the eighteenth century to the present. The book also covers internal cultural, gendered, and class divisions in churches that attracted congregants of widely dis
Member of
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1961-
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Harvey, Paul
Dewey number
277.3/0808996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The African American history series
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  • African Americans
  • United States
Label
Through the storm, through the night : a history of African American Christianity, Paul Harvey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Middle passage for the gods: African and African American religions from the middle passage to the great awakening -- The birth of Afro-Christianity in the slave quarters and the urban North, 1740-1831 -- Through the night: African American religion in the Antebellum Era -- Day of jubilee: Black churches from emancipation to the era of Jim Crow -- Jesus on the mainline: Black Christianity from the great migration through World War II -- Freedom's main line: Black Christianity, civil rights, and religious pluralism -- Epilogue: righteous anger and visionary dreams: contemporary Black politics, religion, and culture
Control code
ocn742517154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742564732
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742517154
Label
Through the storm, through the night : a history of African American Christianity, Paul Harvey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Middle passage for the gods: African and African American religions from the middle passage to the great awakening -- The birth of Afro-Christianity in the slave quarters and the urban North, 1740-1831 -- Through the night: African American religion in the Antebellum Era -- Day of jubilee: Black churches from emancipation to the era of Jim Crow -- Jesus on the mainline: Black Christianity from the great migration through World War II -- Freedom's main line: Black Christianity, civil rights, and religious pluralism -- Epilogue: righteous anger and visionary dreams: contemporary Black politics, religion, and culture
Control code
ocn742517154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742564732
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742517154

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