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Black church in the sixties

Hart M. Nelsen

Black church in the sixties

by Hart M. Nelsen

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American churches.,
  • African Americans -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHart M. Nelsen & Anne Kusener Nelsen.
    ContributionsNelsen, Anne Kusener, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 N45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056222M
    ISBN 100813113245
    LC Control Number74018937

    Black churches in America have long been recognized as the most independent, stable, and dominant institutions in black communities. In The Black Church in the African American Experience, based on a ten-year study, is the largest nongovernmental study of urban and rural churches ever undertaken and the first major field study on the subject since the s. The story of 20th Century African American culture can be told in terms of attempts to bridge this growing gap with alternative theologies and ideologies, e.g., the Garvey Movement, several Black.

    The term "the black church" evolved from the phrase "the Negro church," the title of a pioneering sociological study of African American Protestant churches at the turn of the century by W.E.B. Du. In his book, A History of Black Baptists, Leroy Fitts states, "the evolution of an African mission was a strong motivating factor in the development of associations and conventions among black Baptists. The primary objective of most organized movements was to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to millions of Africa's sons and daughters groping.

    According to the Pew Research Center, Black people are the most religious group in the U.S., believing in God, and saying religion is an important part of their lives more than whites and Latinos. DEFINING THE 'BLACK CHURCH' Penn Leaders, Students Discuss Evolution of the Term Posted J By Eileen Scott, Senior Writer for The Ivy League Christian Observer. In her latest book, Your Spirits Walk Beside Us, Penn History Professor Barbara Savage describes the challenges and debates surrounding the mutual impact of religion and politics within the African American experience.


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In Black Church in the Sixties the Nelsens attack the view that Black church in the sixties book church tended to inhibit civil rights militancy.

The Nelsens reach their conclusions through the examination of thirty data sets derived from published surveys and from their own research conducted in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

In Black Church in the Sixties the Nelsens attack the view that the church tended to inhibit civil rights militancy. The Nelsens reach their conclusions through the examination of thirty data sets derived from published surveys and from their own research conducted in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

The data, subjected to Multiple Classification Cited by: Book Description: What was the role of the black church in the rise of militancy that marked the sixties. Was it a calming influence that slowed that rise.

Or did it contribute a sense of moral purpose and thus help inspire a wider participation in the civil rights movement. What was the role of the black church in the rise of militancy that marked the sixties. Was it a calming influence that slowed that rise.

Or did it contribute a sense of moral purpose and thus help inspire a wider participation in the civil rights movement.

In Black Church in the Sixties, the Nelsens attack the view that the church tended to inhibit civil rights by: Black churches in America have long been recognized as the most independent, stable, and dominant institutions in black communities.

In The Black Church in the African American Experience, based on a ten-year study, is the largest nongovernmental study of urban and rural churches ever undertaken and the first major field study on the subject since the by: Get this from a library.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Black Church in the Sixties by Anne K. Nelsen and Hart M. Nelsen (, Paperback) at the best online prices at. Juan Williams is senior correspondent for National Public Radio. For 23 years he was a reporter and columnist for the Washington Post and is the author of Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary and the best-selling Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Yearswhich was the companion volume to the award-winning PBS series of the same name.

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