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The History of the Black Church (African American Achievers)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Religion,
  • Religion - Christianity - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Religion,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • African American churches,
  • African Americans,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9829932M
ISBN 100791058239
ISBN 109780791058237

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The History of the Black Church is a rich and powerful story of survival, perseverance, and faith. In our humble efforts, we take only a small glimpse into that rich history - through the eyes of the Pioneers of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, located in Portland, Oregon. Mt.3/5(7).   The History Of The Black Church. -- A companion series to the award-winning Black Americans of Achievement biographiesTracing its roots back to the days of slavery, this title offers a sweeping look at the development of this important institution.5/5. This book was originally published in and is historical, so the writing style is pretty drab. This book, however, chronicles a very important history. The origins of separate black and white churches is something that Christians decry as a failure to live up to Cited by: A concise and accessible history A brief history of black Christian churches in the United States has long been needed. Larger sociological and historical studies have enhanced the picture of the historically black denominations. At the same time, black-church members need a handy introduction to their own religious homes, as do college students of American history .

The History of the Negro Church book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The History of the Negro Church By Carter G. Woodson Ph.D/5.   The History Of The Black Church When President-elect Barack Obama spoke of the "black church" during his now-famous speech on race and religion, it was clear what he meant. But some historians who focus on African-American religion say the term "black church" is passe. One of the First known Black churches in America was created before the American Revolution, around Called the African Baptist or "Bluestone" Church, this house of worship was founded on the William Byrd plantation near the Bluestone River, in Mecklenburg, Virginia.   Furthermore, throughout history, Black Churches have built retirement homes & schools, created mentoring programs for “at risk” youth, provided job development skills, offered millions of dollars in scholarships, built recreation centers, provided prison aftercare, drug prevention programs.

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:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The History of the Black Church (African American Achievers) by Norma Jean Lutz, May , Chelsea House Publications edition, Library Binding in English - Library Binding editionPages: The history of the Black church. [Norma Jean Lutz] -- Explores the development of the various Christian denominations in the African American community. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The Black Church was a place of refuge and rejuvenation for men and women oppressed by their slavery. After Nat Turner's Rebellion in , the law required that a white minister be present at church gatherings. These ministers usually preached about the virtues of obedience, trying to stem any dispositions toward rebellion.