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A Fire in the Bones

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Publisher Comments:

In this fascinating collection of essays, Albert Raboteau reexamines the rich history of the African-American religious experience. Through his exploration of traditions that include the Baptist revivals, the AME Church, Black Catholics and African Orisa religions, Raboteau demonstrates how the active faith of African-Americans shaped their institutions and empowered their struggle for social justice throughout their history.

Synopsis:

'Raboteau provides the single best general introduction to (Black Church History) so far in print.

About the Author

Albert Raboteau, Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion at Princeton University, is also author of Slave Religion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807009338
Author:
Raboteau, Albert J.
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Raboteau, Albert J.
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Christianity
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
December 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.31x5.55x.74 in. .63 lbs.

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