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Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Kerry Pimblott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168821
eISBN:
9780813169019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168821.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Using the borderland community of Cairo, Illinois as a case study, this book chronicles the Black church’s overlooked contributions to the Black Power Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... More


The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Matthew Harper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For 4 million slaves, emancipation was a liberation and resurrection story of biblical proportion, both the clearest example of God’s intervention in human history and a sign of the end of days. This ... More


Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Samuel G. London, Jr.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732726
eISBN:
9781604732856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732726.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book is an in-depth study of the Seventh-day Adventists’s participation in civil rights politics. It considers the extent to which the denomination’s theology influenced how its members ... More


Introduction

Samuel G. London

in Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732726
eISBN:
9781604732856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732726.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the participation of Seventh-day Adventists in the civil rights movement in the United States and the extent to which the denomination’s theology influenced its members’ response ... More


Genesis in Georgia: The Careys in Ministry and Politics

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the careers of Archibald J. Carey Sr. and his son Archibald J. Carey Jr., and how the two men mixed ministry and politics in their family’s native state of Georgia. It looks at ... More


Pulpit and Politics in Chicago: The Ministry of Archibald J. Carey Sr.

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the ministry of Archibald J. Carey Sr. in Chicago, where he arrived in 1898 familiar with politics and power players in both church and state. It looks at Carey’s leadership ... More


Immersed in Church and State: Archibald J. Carey SR. And Religion in the Public Square

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Archibald J. Carey Sr. inserted party politics into church affairs. It looks at how his election to the episcopacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church allowed him to ... More


Doing Public Theology: Archibald J. Carey Jr. and the ministry of Politics

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

After years of being involved in community and civil rights, Archibald J. Carey Jr. was drawn into the political arena as a candidate for public office, as a party operative, and as a federal ... More


Plant My Feet on Higher Ground: Archibald J. Carey Jr. And the National GOP

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The rough-and-tumble of Chicago politics did not deter Archibald J. Carey Jr., who maintained his strong commitment to public theology and his belief in the Republican Party as an effective vehicle ... More


Background Benefactor: Archibald J. Carey Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Dennis C. Dickerson

in African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Starting in the 1930s and 1940s, A. Philip Randolph won the support of a small but significant cadre of African American religious intellectuals, including Howard Thurman, Sue Bailey Thurman, ... More


Seminaries in the Storm: Theological Education and the Collapse of SIM, 1967–1968

David P. Cline

in From Reconciliation to Revolution: How the Student Interracial Ministry Took Up the Cause of Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630434
eISBN:
9781469630458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630434.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The final chapter documents the mainline churches and seminaries in the late sixties experiencing a series of crises in reponse to the great change of the decade. As inner city church membership ... More


Introduction: His Plan for Them Was Clear

Matthew Harper

in The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the book’s main arguments: that black southerners interpreted political events by discerning God’s purposes in emancipation and that they understood the entire late nineteenth ... More


Epilogue: Some Great Plan

Matthew Harper

in The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the 1910s, even as some cities held major parades for the semincentennial anniversary of emancipation, annual emancipation day celebrations were already ending in some places. Some black leaders, ... More


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