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Heaven & Hell Parties: Southern Religion and the Devil’s Music

Adam Gussow

in Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633664
eISBN:
9781469633688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633664.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the origins and meaning of the phrase "the devil's music," paying particular attention to the way in which black southern blues performers, male and female, contest the term. ... More


The Most Neglected Area in Negro Education

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.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Mays' efforts to improve the professional education of black ministers. When Mays completed his Ph.D. course work at Chicago, Mordecai Johnson, the president of Howard ... More


Sold It to the Devil: The Great Migration, Lost Generations, and the Perils of the Urban Dance Hall

Adam Gussow

in Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633664
eISBN:
9781469633688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633664.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the first recorded devil blues song, Clara Smith's "Done Sold My Soul to the Devil" (1924). Public anxiety about the moral hazards experienced by black female migrants to the ... More


. Ministerial Activism in the South Central Conference

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/9781604732726.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the sociopolitical activism of black ministers from the South Central Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, particularly Earl Moore, Charles Joseph, and Charles E. ... More


. Ministerial Activism in the South Atlantic and General Conferences

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/9781604732726.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the sociopolitical activism of black ministers from the South Atlantic and General Conferences of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, focusing on the experiences of Warren S. ... 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


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