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Getting right with God [electronic resource] : Southern Baptists and desegregation, 1945-1995 / Mark Newman.

By: Newman, Mark.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.): Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 292 p.).ISBN: 0817313524 (electronic bk.); 9780817313524 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Southern Baptist Convention -- History -- 20th century | Segregation -- Religious aspects -- Southern Baptist Convention -- History -- 20th century | Segregation | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Southern Baptist Convention | Secularisatie (maatschappij) | Southern Baptist Convention | RassenfrageGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Getting right with God.DDC classification: 261.8/348/0088261 Other classification: 11.55 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This groundbreaking study finds Southern Baptists more diverse in their attitudes toward segregation than previously assumed. Focusing on the eleven states of the old Confederacy, Getting Right with God examines the evolution of Southern Baptists' attitudes toward African Americans during a tumultuous period of change in the United States. Mark Newman not only offers an in-depth analysis of Baptist institutions from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and state conventions to colleges and churches but also probes beyond these by examining the response of pastors and lay people.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This groundbreaking study finds Southern Baptists more diverse in their attitudes toward segregation than previously assumed. Focusing on the eleven states of the old Confederacy, Getting Right with God examines the evolution of Southern Baptists' attitudes toward African Americans during a tumultuous period of change in the United States. Mark Newman not only offers an in-depth analysis of Baptist institutions from the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and state conventions to colleges and churches but also probes beyond these by examining the response of pastors and lay people.

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Getting right with God by Newman, Mark. ©2001
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