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African American Religion: a Very Short Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0195182898

ISBN-13: 9780195182897

Edition: 2014

Authors: Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

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Since the first African American denomination was established in Philadelphia in 1818, churches have gone beyond their role as spiritual guides in African American communities and have served as civic institutions, spaces for education, and sites for the cultivation of individuality andidentities in the face of limited or non-existent freedom. In this Very Short Introduction, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. explores the history and circumstances of African American religion through three examples: conjure, African American Christianity, and African American Islam. He argues that the phrase "African American religion" is meaningful only insofar as itdescribes how through religion, African Americans have…    
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Book details

List price: $13.50
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 9/30/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.28" wide x 3.94" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English