The Social Gospel in Black and White

Freedom of thought , speech , and the ballot were violently suppressed in North Carolina , the Independent said , but it could not go on forever.11 The North Carolina revolution disturbed the conscience of the Northern social gospel .

The Social Gospel in Black and White

The Social Gospel in Black and White

In a major revision of accepted wisdom, this book, originally published by UNC Press in 1991, demonstrates that American social Christianity played an important role in racial reform during the period between Emancipation and the civil rights movement.

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Pages: 213
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Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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Pages: 241
Authors: Wendy J. Deichmann Edwards, Carolyn De Swarte Gifford
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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Pages: 306
Authors: Ronald Cedric White, Charles Howard Hopkins, John Coleman Bennett
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Pages: 304
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Categories: Religion
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