The Burden of Black Religion

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Religion has always been a focal element in the long and tortured history of American ideas about race. In The Burden of Black Religion , Curtis Evans traces ideas about African American religion from the antebellum period to the middle of the twentieth century. Central to the story, he argues, was the deep-rooted notion that blacks were somehow "naturally" religious. At first, this assumed natural impulse toward religion served as a signal trait of black people's humanity -- potentially their unique contribution to ...

The Burden of Black Religion 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195329315

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The Burden of Black Religion 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195328189

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