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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


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


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


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