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White, Calvin, 1973-
The rise to respectability : race, religion, and the Church of God in Christ / Calvin White, Jr
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BX7056.A4 W45 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Church of God in Christ -- History
Mason, C. H. (Charles Harrison), 1866-1961
Subject(s) African Americans -- Religion
Subject United States -- Church history
Physical Description xii, 186 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.163-173) and index
Contents Introduction: the roots of the study -- In the beginning, there stood two: the reconstruction of African American religion and the birth of the Black holiness movement -- We will let the courts speak for us: controversy within the holiness movement and the excommunication of a saint -- Mason told us not to fight: religion, respectability, and conscientious objectorship -- Come over to Macedonia and help: sanctification disguised as racial uplift -- Memphis, the hope of a promised land: the achievement of respectability for the Church of God in Christ -- "Dar he": COGIC and the national civil rights movement -- Afterword: wandering in the wilderness
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