Published June 2001
by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
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 .
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