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The Volition to Collaborate with Government

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a theoretical consideration of collaboration with government as a mode of political engagement by African American churches, emphasizing the motives, opportunities, and means ... More


Introduction

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/9781604734270.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Bishop Archibald J. Carey Sr. (1868–1931) was an “evangelical preacher” who believed in politics as a means for clergy to advance the social and economic interests of their congregations and ... More


God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Michael Leo Owens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In recent years, as government agencies have encouraged faith-based organizations to help ensure social welfare, many black churches have received grants to provide services to their neighborhoods' ... More


Public Policy and Black Neighborhood Decline

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the formation and decline of four black neighborhoods that became sites for church–state collaboration in New York City. Harlem, Bedford-Stuyvesant, South Jamaica, and ... More


I Have Only Just a Minute

Randal Maurice Jelks

in Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835364
eISBN:
9781469601748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869871_jelks.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During his tenure as president of Morehouse College, Mays constantly recited to his students a poem titled “God's Minute.” He consistently encouraged his students to use time wisely because time was ... More


Transformed Religion and a Proliferation of Churches

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The roles of religion and accompanying church life in the modern age remained one of the major wellsprings of black agency. It was within these spheres that E. Franklin Frazier observed a type of ... More


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