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Out of America: Sierra Leone's Settler Society and Its Meanings for “Africans” in America

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter follows the story of the Loyalists — who came to call themselves “Nova Scotians” — in their exodus to an African promised land. It traces their efforts to put into practice the ... More


Clarence R. J. Rivers' Vision of Effective African American Worship

Mary E. McGann

in Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the foundational vision of Catholic worship articulated by Father Clarence R. J. Rivers in the 1970s. Rivers—at once a musician, theologian, ... More


From the Seminary to the Streets: Grassroots Black Theology and the Forging of a United Front

Kerry Pimblott

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168821
eISBN:
9780813169019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168821.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Three explores how Black Power activists rebuilt the pre-rebellion coalition under the banner of a reconstructed and relevant Christianity that drew upon both formal Black Theology and ... More


A Voice Crying in the Wilderness of Christian Slaveholding America

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the main elements of Douglass’s “black prophetic Christianity.” It also briefly summarizes how Douglass brought his faith to bear on his public activism against slavery and ... More


Frederick Douglass Is Not Dead!

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

The conclusion recounts the story of Douglass’s final day on earth and his funeral service in Washington D.C. The conclusion reveals how the leading eulogies for Douglass quite strongly emphasized ... More


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