Download E-books African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness (The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience) PDF

This widely-heralded selection of impressive records bargains a view of African American non secular historical past from Africa and early the US via Reconstruction to the increase of black nationalism, civil rights, and black theology of this present day. The documents—many of them infrequent, out-of-print, or tricky to find—include own narratives, sermons, letters, protest pamphlets, early denominational histories, journalistic money owed, and theological statements. during this quantity Olaudah Equiano describes Ibo faith. Lemuel Haynes offers a black Puritan’s farewell. Nat Turner confesses. Jarena Lee turns into a feminine preacher one of the African Methodists. Frederick Douglass discusses Christianity and slavery. Isaac Lane preaches one of the freedmen. Nannie Helen Burroughs reviews at the paintings of Baptist girls. African Methodist bishops planned at the nice Migration. Bishop C. H. Mason tells of the Pentecostal event. Mahalia Jackson remembers the glory of making a song on the 1963 March on Washington. Martin Luther King, Jr. writes from the Birmingham jail.
Originally released in 1985, this extended moment version contains new assets on ladies, African missions, and the nice Migration. Milton C. Sernett presents a normal creation in addition to ancient context and remark for every document.

Show description

Read or Download African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness (The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience) PDF

Similar African Americans books

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

The outstanding real tale of the black girl mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped gasoline a few of America’s maximum achievements in house. quickly to be an important movie starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. earlier than John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked at the moon, a gaggle of devoted woman mathematicians often called “human pcs” used pencils, slide ideas and including machines to calculate the numbers that might release rockets, and astronauts, into area.

The Slave Ship: A Human History

During this greatly praised background of an notorious establishment, award-winning pupil Marcus Rediker shines a gentle into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century. Drawing on thirty years of study in maritime information, court docket documents, diaries, and firsthand bills, The Slave send is riveting and sobering in its revelations, reconstructing in chilling aspect a global approximately misplaced to historical past: the ?

Until There Is Justice: The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman

A tough feminist, religious Christian, and savvy grassroots civil rights organizer, Anna Arnold Hedgeman performed a key position in over part a century of social justice projects. Like lots of her colleagues, together with A. Philip Randolph, Betty Friedan, and Martin Luther King, Jr. , Hedgeman must be a family identify, yet previously has bought just a fraction of the eye she merits.

American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

American Routes presents a comparative and ancient research of the migration and integration of white and loose black refugees from 19th century St. Domingue/Haiti to Louisiana and follows the development in their descendants over the process 200 years. The refugees strengthened Louisiana's tri-racial procedure and driven again the growth of Anglo-American racialization by means of a number of a long time.

Additional info for African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness (The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 27 votes