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African American-religion [sic]

by Albert J. Raboteau

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Religion -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African Americans -- Religion.

  • About the Edition

    Examines the history of religious practice by African Americans and the development of religious institutions, regional movements, and important personalities from the time of slavery up to the twentieth century.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-139) and index.

    StatementAlbert J. Raboteau.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesReligion in American life
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 R235 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL372054M
    ISBN 100195106806
    LC Control Number98033669
    OCLC/WorldCa39659759

    Electronic books Juvenile works Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Raboteau, Albert J. African American-religion [sic]. New York: Oxford University Press, © (DLC) Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors. African-American Religion: Interpretive Essays in History and Culture by Fulop, Timothy E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The African continent is home to more than 6, different ethnic and cultural groups, each with its own religious traditions. Yet these many traditions have much in common, including an almost universal belief in a supreme being, a close interconnection between the sacred and nonsacred, and a reliance on oral tradition to transmit teachings and beliefs down through the generations. African American Religion brings together in one forum the mt important essays on the development of these traditions to provide a broad overview of the field and its most important scholars. The first part of the book orients African American religion to American history and the study of religion. The essays that follow trace the histories of.

    AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIONS: HISTORY OF STUDY. The theoretical and analytical foundation of African American religious studies was initially laid by the prophetic voices of New World blacks such as Frederick Douglass ( – ) and David Walker, who put forth critical proclamations that challenged the spiritual integrity of "Christian Americans" while making qualitative distinctions. The story of African-American religion is a tale of variety and creative fusion. Enslaved Africans transported to the New World beginning in the fifteenth century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices. This diversity reflected the .


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