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Shelton, Jason E
Blacks and Whites in Christian America : how racial discrimination shapes religious convictions / Jason E. Shelton and Michael O. Emerson
New York : New York University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  BR563.N4 S49 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Religion
Race discrimination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Race discrimination -- United States
Black theology
Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines
Faith
Physical Description xi, 279 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-269) and index
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 -- Epilogue: the race problem and beloved community
NOTE 518086
Series Religion and social transformation
Alternate Author Emerson, Michael O., 1965-

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