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Author Cornelius, Janet Duitsman.
Title Slave missions and the Black church in the antebellum South / Janet Duitsman Cornelius.
Imprint Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [1999]

Author Cornelius, Janet Duitsman.
Subject Slavery and the church -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Religious life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Religion -- History -- 19th century.
African American churches -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Church history -- 19th century.
Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865.
Description 1 online resource (x, 305 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-284) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- "Cords of love": religious cultures intertwined, yet separate -- "Blooming like a green bay tree": the Black church's Baptist roots in the slave South -- "Down in de valley": the transformation of the Methodist mission -- "Souls to be saved": mission promoters confront the slave system -- "They are our masters no longer": Black religion under white protection in Southern cities -- "Simple guileless teachers": Sunday schools, catechisms and the print culture -- "Under our own vine and palm tree": the colonizing mission to Liberia -- "Their good and his glory": the slave missions and Southern nationalism -- "Jesus break slav'ry chain Lord": the Black church and freedom -- Notes -- Bibliography.
Note English.
ISBN 0585351805 (electronic bk.)
9780585351803 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 47010517
Additional Format Print version: Cornelius, Janet Duitsman. Slave missions and the Black church in the antebellum South. Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1999 1570032475 (DLC) 97045291 (OCoLC)37903608.

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