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Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Christopher B. Strain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1990s, churches across the south-eastern United States were targeted and set ablaze. These arsonists predominately targeted African American congregations and captured the attention of the ... More


Strength

Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the rebuilding efforts. Some of the churches were rebuilt quickly; others took longer. Friends, neighbors, and relatives pitched in to help victims rebuild as aid poured in ... More


The Battle for Church Properties

Kevin McGruder

in Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169141
eISBN:
9780231539258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169141.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the battle over church properties in Harlem. When African Americans attempted to purchase religious properties in Harlem during the first two decades of the twentieth century, ... More


Transformation and Resistance in the Nueva New South

Mary E. Frederickson

in Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the demographic shift that has brought the Latino population of the region to over 11 million, with 10 million Latinos living in Texas and Florida and 1.6 million relatively new ... More


The History and Function of Catholic Censorship, as Told to the Twentieth Century

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the history of the Catholic regulation of books and reading and describes the censorship system in the twentieth century. It begins by focusing on the Index of Forbidden Books and ... More


“They Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable until I Was Gone”: Oxford, 1963–65

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events in Gray’s life from 1963 to 1965. These include Gray’s receipt of letters either attacking or praising his views against racism; the opposition within his congregation; ... More


Ministering in Communities of Struggle

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how ministers understood their responsibility and conveyed that to their congregations. For hundreds of southern preachers, a choice had to be made when the Congress of ... More


The Whole of Life: Accolades and Aging

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil traveled the word but remained a rooted cosmopolitan, a citizen of Goldsboro. There she hosted an intellectual salon featuring a southern-style dinner and intense conversation with a visiting ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1971–1992

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The early 1970s saw growing disillusionment among southern African American Catholics with diocesan desegregation policies that had produced little desegregation, ignored blacks in the ... More


The Holistic Church

Mark Wild

in Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605234
eISBN:
9780226605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226605371.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The renewal movement wanted to create holistic ministries adapted to urban environments, but struggled to find models that unified communities without marginalizing or restricting the identities of ... More


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