TITLE

Black religious nationalism and the politics of transcendence

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, R. Drew
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Fall98, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p533
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the religion of African Americans in the nineteenth and twentieth century. Identification of some early twentieth-century black emigrationists, religious and cultural nationalist groups; Role played by black religious nationalists in their efforts to overcome the limitations of American surroundings; Reference to a documented history of American religion by nineteenth-century French observer Martin Marty; Background information on black churches.
ACCESSION #
1102079

 

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