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Negro Church in America/the Black Church since Frazier

ISBN-10: 0805203877

ISBN-13: 9780805203875

Edition: 1963

Authors: E. Franklin Frazier, C. Eric Lincoln

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Frazier's study of the black church and an essay by Lincoln arguing that the civil rights movement saw the splintering of the traditional black church and the creation of new roles for religion.
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Book details

List price: $12.76
Copyright year: 1963
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/13/1974
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

Preface
A Memoir
Introduction
The Religion of the Slaves
The Break with the African Background
The Loss of Social Cohesion
The Christian Religion Provides a New Basis of Social Cohesion
Christianity: A New Orientation Toward Existence
The Negro Adapts Christianity to His Experience in the New World
The "Invisible Institution" Comes into Existence
The Institutional Church of the Free Negroes
The Negroes Who Were Free Before the Civil War
Relations of Free Negroes and Whites in the Churches
Conflict over the Question of Status
The Free Negroes Establish Their Own Churches
The Negro Church: A Nation Within a Nation
The "Invisible Institution" Merges with the Institutional Church
The Church as an Agency of Social Control
The Church and Economic Cooperation
The Church and Education
An Arena of Political Life
A Refuge in a Hostile White World
Negro Religion in the City
The Migration to Cities
The Secularization of the Churches
Religion in the "Storefront" Church
Negro Cults in the City
The Negro Church and Assimilation
The Walls Came Tumbling Down
The Church Is No Longer a Refuge
The Gospel Singers
The Religion of the New Middle Class
Conclusion
Notes
Index