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Slave Missions and the Black Church in the Antebellum South

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ISBN-10: 1570032475

ISBN-13: 9781570032479

Edition: 1999

Authors: Janet D. Cornelius

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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 3/3/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 305
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Introductionp. 1
"Cords of Love": Religious Cultures Intertwined, Yet Separatep. 4
"Blooming Like a Green Bay Tree": The Black Church's Baptist Roots in the Slave Southp. 23
"Down in de Valley": The Transformation of the Methodist Missionp. 46
"Souls to Be Saved": Mission Promoters Confront the Slave Systemp. 69
"They Are Our Masters No Longer": Black Religion under White Protection in Southern Citiesp. 103
"Simple Guileless Teachers": Sunday Schools, Catechisms and the Print Culturep. 124
"Under Our Own Vine and Palm Tree": The Colonizing Mission to Liberiap. 159
"Their Good and His Glory": The Slave Missions and Southern Nationalismp. 175
"Jesus Break Slav'ry Chain Lord": The Black Church and Freedomp. 191
Notesp. 211
Bibliographyp. 253
Indexp. 285
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