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Author Whelchel, L. H. (Love Henry)

Title The history & heritage of African-American churches : a way out of no way / L.H. Whelchel, Jr.

Publication Info. St. Paul, Minn. : Paragon House, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  277.3 W566H    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-322) and index.
Contents Introduction : The road ahead -- Our mother -- Christianity in transition -- The European slave trade -- The conversion of enslaved Africans to the practice of American Christianity -- The Black church and Black reconstruction -- The struggle in the wilderness -- The civil rights movement as an outrowth of the Black church -- Conclusions.
Summary "Documents the cultural influences from Africa and African history, describes the influence of the slave trade, Christianization of Blacks, emergence of an independent church tradition among Blacks and how the Black church was at the center of seminal events in the history of America including the civil rights movement." --Provided by publisher.
Subject African American churches -- History.
United States -- Church history.
Added Title History and heritage of African-American churches
ISBN 9781557788931 paperback alkaline paper
1557788936 paperback alkaline paper
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