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God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Ansley L. Quiros

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. Since both activists and segregationists ... More


Marching to Eternity: Theology Takes to the Streets of Americus

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the theological origins of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee as well as its activities in Southwest Georgia. It examines the movement beginning with Charles ... More


The Middle of the Iceberg

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As many civil rights historians have shown, the civil rights movement was founded on the hard work of an untold number of community activists. By focusing on black communities in three southern ... More


Introduction: Sweet Jesus and Unbearable Madness

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter lays out a historiography of the role of religion in the civil rights struggle and introduces the concept of lived theology. It describes the book’s setting in Americus, Georgia and the ... More


Conclusion

Ansley L. Quiros

in God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyzes the years from 1965-1976 in Americus and Southwest Georgia. It discusses school integration and shifting race relations, the Student Interracial Ministry (SIM), the transition ... More


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