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Afro-American religious history

a documentary witness

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham [N.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Milton C. Sernett.
    ContributionsSernett, Milton C., 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 A37 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 504 p. ;
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2861841M
    ISBN 100822305917, 0822305941
    LC Control Number84024686

    Summer Peters sailed to London in order to complain to the government. They were uniquely situated to combine elements of European Christianity, African rituals and traditions, and the actual experience of the slaves. Slavery, they insisted, had not been sinful.

    The Black church- was both an expression of community and unique African-American spirituality, and a reaction to European American discrimination. Since the church was part of the community and wanted to provide education; it educated the freed and enslaved Blacks. Changing agricultural practices in the Upper South from tobacco to mixed farming decreased labor requirements, and slaves were sold to traders for the developing Deep South. The order is just one of many clandestine organizations that exist today, though the popularity of these secret clubs peaked in the 18th and 19th centuries, writes Noah Shachtman for Wired. Their legal status was now clear: they were slaves for life and so were the children of slave mothers. Baptist gatherings made slaves welcome at their services, and a few Baptist congregations contained[ when?

    There was no different treatment for blacks and whites. While Raboteau pointed to the stories of non-Christian African Americans in this essay, until now we have not had as insightful a study of these groups as Weisenfeld offers in New World A-Coming. Rather, emancipation was a historical tragedy and the end of Reconstruction was a clear sign of God's favor. This organization provided social aid to poor blacks and organized responses to political issues. Jones added that, from a sociological perspective, it is important to remember the particular contexts of racial formation—a point that calls into question the idea of all-encompassing grand narratives. The Grand Orange Lodge, with its secret signs and pass-words, has been plotting with his Excellency during the whole of that period.


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A free Black businessman in Boston named Paul Cuffe sought to be excused from paying taxes since he had no voting rights. Co-authored with Charles Watson. In every case, the pastor was the dominant decision-maker.

African American Religious Cultures

One revivalist preacher noted in the appeal of his kind of emotional, freewheeling religion for slaves especially, in a way that suggested the revolutionary potential of this faith.

Slavery was an important feature of this religious task. Quakers and Moravians worked to persuade slaveholders to free families. This practice was gradually replaced by the system of race-based slavery used in the Caribbean.

Civil rights, black theology, and beyond. But we were unjustly dragged by the cruel hand of power from our dearest frinds and sum of us stolen from the bosoms of our tender Parents and from a Populous Pleasant and plentiful country and Brought hither to be made slaves for Life in a Christian land.

Seeking autonomy, some blacks like Richard Allen founded separate Black denominations. Nat Turner confesses. Corbis smithsonianmag.

In the Southern colonies, where most American slaves lived, Anglican missionaries led the way. It would sell overcopies in its first year. Black men worked as stevedoresconstruction workerand as cellar- well- and grave-diggers.

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