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Blacks and Whites in Christian America [electronic resource] : how racial discrimination shapes religious convictions / Jason E. Shelton and Michael O. Emerson.

By: Shelton, Jason E.
Contributor(s): Emerson, Michael O, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and social transformation: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2012Description: 1 online resource (xi, 279 p.).ISBN: 0814722776 (electronic bk.); 9780814722770 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Religion | Race discrimination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Race discrimination -- United States | Black theology | Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines | Faith | RELIGION / Christianity / ProtestantGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 280/.408900973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Why do African Americans pray so often? -- So rooted a past: slavery and African American Protestant religious tradition -- The Apostles' creed: racial similarities in commitments to core Christian tenets -- Learning and burning: racial differences in "academic" versus "experiential" models of Christianity -- Religious convictions: everyday faith-based actions and beliefs -- Shaded morality: not so Black and White -- Far-reaching faith: evidence of an inclusive religious doctrine -- Reconciling the race problem: identity politics and the gulf between Black and White Protestants.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why do African Americans pray so often? -- So rooted a past: slavery and African American Protestant religious tradition -- The Apostles' creed: racial similarities in commitments to core Christian tenets -- Learning and burning: racial differences in "academic" versus "experiential" models of Christianity -- Religious convictions: everyday faith-based actions and beliefs -- Shaded morality: not so Black and White -- Far-reaching faith: evidence of an inclusive religious doctrine -- Reconciling the race problem: identity politics and the gulf between Black and White Protestants.

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Blacks and Whites in Christian America by Shelton, Jason E. ©2012
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