Your spirits walk beside us : the politics of Black religion
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Even before the emergence of the civil rights movement, African American religion and progressive politics were assumed to be inextricably intertwined. Savage counters this assumption with the story of a highly diversified religious community whose debates over engagement in the struggle for racial equality were as vigorous as they were persistent.
ContentsThe reformation of the "Negro church"
Illusions of black religion
In pursuit of pentecost
The advent to civil rights
Southern Black liberal protestantism
A religious rebellion
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Publisher's Weekly Review: "
African American churches
-- Political activity.
African American clergy -- Political activity.
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
|Publisher|| Cambridge, Mass. :Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,2008
359 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -340) and index.
|ISBN||9780674031777 (alk. paper)
0674031776 (alk. paper)