Christianity and Race in the American South: A History

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Very often, it can seem as if religion in the American South boils down to the actions of two groups: right-wing white evangelicals and left-wing black Methodists or Baptists. Yet as Paul Harvey shows in this accessible history, there is so much more diversity and complexity in the intertwined histories of race and religion in the South, dating back to the first days of European settlement. This history is full of strange alliances, unlikely parallels, and far too many tragedies. Harvey shows that ideas about the role of ...

Christianity and Race in the American South: A History 2016, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226415352

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