A Fire in the BonesA Fire in the Bones
Albert J. Raboteau
In this fascinating collection of essays, Albert Raboteau reexamines the rich history of the African-American religious experience. Through his exploration of traditions that include the Baptist revivals, the AME Church, Black Catholics and African Orisa religions, Raboteau demonstrates how the active faith of African-Americans shaped their institu ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1996-12-19 | ISBN-13: 9780807009338

African American Religious HistoryAfrican American Religious History
This widely-heralded collection of remarkable documents offers a view of African American religious history from Africa and early America through Reconstruction to the rise of black nationalism, civil rights, and black theology of today. The documents—many of them rare, out-of-print, or difficult to find—include personal narratives, sermons, le ...
Number of pages: 608 | Publication Date: 2000-01-17 | ISBN-13: 9780822324492

Malcolm X on Afro-American History (Malcolm X Speeches & Writings)Malcolm X on Afro-American History (Malcolm X Speeches & Writings)
Malcolm X
A Pathfinder upgraded edition.Recounts the hidden history of the labor of people of African origin and their achievements.Preface by Steve Clark, maps, photos, drawings, notes, index. Now with enlarged type. ...
Number of pages: 104 | Publication Date: 1990-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780873485920

Bound For the Promised LandBound For the Promised Land
Milton C. Sernett
Bound for the Promised Land is the first extensive examination of the impact on the American religious landscape of the Great Migration—the movement from South to North and from country to city by hundreds of thousands of African Americans following World War I. In focusing on this phenomenon’s religious and cultural implications, Milton C. Ser ...
Number of pages: 360 | Publication Date: 1997-10-13 | ISBN-13: 9780822319931

Essays on American Indian and Mormon HistoryEssays on American Indian and Mormon History
by P. Jane Hafen, Brenden W. Rensink
American Indians have long played a central role in Mormon history and its narratives. Their roles, however, have often been cast in support of traditional Mormon beliefs and as a reaffirmation of colonial discourses. This collection of essays, many the result of a seminar hosted by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young Unive ...
Number of pages: 440 | Publication Date: 2019-06-28 | ISBN-13: 9781607816904

American NationsAmerican Nations
Colin Woodard
• A New Republic Best Book of the Year • The Globalist Top Books of the Year • Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Non-fiction •Particularly relevant in understanding who voted for who in this presidential election year, this is an endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven “nations” that continue to shape ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2012-09-25 | ISBN-13: 9780143122029

The Spanish Missions of California (True BooksThe Spanish Missions of California (True Books
Megan Gendell
The history of Spain's missions in the American South and Southwest reveals much about Spain's strategy.A True Book: American History series allows readers to experience the earliest moments in American history and to discover how these moments helped shape the country that it is today. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduct ...
Number of pages: 48 | Publication Date: 2010-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780531212400

Christianity on TrialChristianity on Trial
Mark L. Chapman
Since slavery times African-American religious thinkers have struggled to answer this question: Is Christianity a source of liberation or a source of oppression? In a study that reviews representative thinkers over the last fifty years, Mark Chapman reviews the variety of ways that African-Americans have addressed this problem and how it has inform ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2006-02-02 | ISBN-13: 9781597525565

American Negro SongsAmerican Negro Songs
John W. Work
From joyous gospel to deeply felt blues, this wonderful collection contains vintage songs sung and played through the years by black Americans — at work, in church, and for pure entertainment. Included are spirituals, blues, work songs, and a variety of social and dance songs.This important volume was originally compiled in 1940 by Dr. John W. Wo ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 1998-06-17 | ISBN-13: 9780486402710

Kingdom of NauvooKingdom of Nauvoo
Benjamin E. Park
An extraordinary story of faith and violence in nineteenth-century America, based on previously confidential documents from the Mormon Church.Compared to the Puritans, Mormons have rarely gotten their due, often treated as fringe cultists or marginalized polygamists unworthy of serious examination. In Kingdom of Nauvoo, Benjamin E. Park excavates t ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2020-02-25 | ISBN-13: 9781631494864

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