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Apostles of New Abolition

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry McNeal Turner and Ida B. Wells-Barnett were pioneers of the black social gospel, both as militant anti-lynching activists and within the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Turner paved the way ... More


Community

Jennifer Hull Dorsey

in Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447785
eISBN:
9780801460678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447785.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the African Methodist Episcopal Church and its meaning for free men and women in rural Maryland. Founded in 1816 by Reverend Richard Allen in collaboration with other African ... More


Making and Breaking the Revolutionary Covenant

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Support of the Federalist Party and opposition to the Democratic‐Republicans afforded Lemuel Haynes his first engagement with a public sphere beyond church congregations and revival audiences. He ... More


Methodists and Holiness in North America

Jay R. Case

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

John Wesley founded Methodism as an evangelical renewal movement within the Church of England. That structure encouraged both establishment impulses and Dissenting movements within Methodism in the ... More


“Dense Darkness”: Recovering the Recorder’s History

Eric Gardner

in Black Print Unbound: The Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237080
eISBN:
9780190237110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237080.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter opens with a detailed bibliographic study and publication history of the Recorder and a discussion of the broader history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church print culture. The ... More


The Textual Atlantic: Race, Time, and Representation in the Writings of AME Bishop Levi Jenkins Coppin

Leigh Anne Duck

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter on the African Methodist Episcopal Bishop Levi Jenkins Coppin describes how ideas of race and racial, as well as regional, identity were generated and circulated around the Atlantic ... More


Defining a People: African Americans and the Racial Limits of Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the varieties of religious freedom talk in African American history. It argues that the racial assemblages of the dominant white society severely limited the utility of ... More


Collision

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes rising tensions between Protestants and Catholics and the outbreak of religious violence in Ohio and Kentucky in the 1850s. It reveals intense efforts to proselytize across the ... More


Black Print Unbound: The Christian Recorder, African American Literature, and Periodical Culture

Eric Gardner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190237080
eISBN:
9780190237110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War. As a study of the official African Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper (a periodical of ... More


Mosaic Subjectivity in David Walker’s Appeal

J. Laurence Cohen

in Excavating Exodus: Biblical Typology and Racial Solidarity in African American Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979916
eISBN:
9781800852242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979916.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

David Walker pioneered Mosaic subjectivity, that is, portraying Moses primarily as the epitome of self-sacrificing race loyalty, rather than as a uniquely empowered prophet, liberator, or law giver. ... More


1865–1875

Mark A. Noll

in America's Book: The Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197623466
eISBN:
9780197623497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197623466.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The most important immediate result of the war was the rapid expansion of self-directed Black churches and denominations. That expansion included deeper and wider Black engagement with Scripture, but ... More


“Not the Church’s Advantages, But the City’s Disadvantages”: Wrestling with the Past at Second Presbyterian Church

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the history of Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis after the kneel-in crisis that engulfed the church in the mid-1960s. Its focus is the ways the church has acknowledged and ... More


Hirelings: African American Workers and Free Labor in Early Maryland

Jennifer Hull Dorsey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447785
eISBN:
9780801460678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447785.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book recreates the social and economic milieu of Maryland's Eastern Shore at a time when black slavery and black freedom existed side by side. It follows a generation of manumitted African ... More


In Search of Henry Alexander Saturnin Hartley, Black Classicist, Clergyman, and Physician

Michele Valerie Ronnick

in Classicisms in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198814122
eISBN:
9780191851780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814122.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The multifaceted career of Henry Alexander Saturnin Hartley (1861–1934) has been almost entirely overlooked by scholars. It however offers us a window into the way the study of classics traveled up ... More


The Religion of the Lost Cause, Reloaded

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ways the ancestral memory of Civil War service by such groups as the Sons of Confederate Veterans became hotly contested in the second decade of the 21st Century. What for ... More


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