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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-284) and index.
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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.
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