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Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Amos Yong and Estrelda Y. Alexander (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 2006, the contemporary American Pentecostal movement celebrated its 100th birthday. Over that time, its African American sector has been markedly influential, not only vis-à-vis other branches of ... More


American Genesis: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

Jeffrey P. Moran

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195183498
eISBN:
9780190254629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195183498.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The question of teaching evolution in public schools is a continuing and frequently heated political issue in America. From Tennessee's Scopes Trial in 1925 to recent battles that have erupted in ... More


Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

Jacob S. Dorman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195301403
eISBN:
9780199979035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers new insights into the rise of Black Israelite religions in America, faiths ranging from Judaism to Islam to Rastafarianism, all of which believe that the ancient Hebrew Israelites ... More


Early Black Atlantic Christianity in the Middle Colonies

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines why the German-Moravian settlement of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, became an important center of Atlantic African culture. While a small place, the existence in Bethlehem of rare, ... More


Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

John W. Catron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Embracing Protestantism argues that people of African descent in America who embraced Protestant Christianity during the eighteenth century did not become African Americans, but rather came to think ... More


Introduction

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the process of becoming African Americans, people of African descent also developed Atlantic-African Christian identities, eschewing attachments to rigid political boundaries that whites were then ... More


Islam and the Blackamerican: Looking toward the Third Resurrection

Sherman A. Jackson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195180817
eISBN:
9780199850259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a trenchant examination of the career of Islam among the blacks of America. No one has offered a convincing explanation of why Islam spread among Blackamericans (a coinage he ... More


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