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Author Clark, Emily Suzanne, 1984-
Title A luminous brotherhood : Afro-Creole Spiritualism in nineteenth-century New Orleans / Emily Suzanne Clark.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]

Author Clark, Emily Suzanne, 1984-
Subject African American Spiritual churches -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Religion.
Race -- Religious aspects.
New Orleans (La.) -- Church history -- 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- Religious life and customs.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans -- The creation of the Cercle Harmonique -- The disharmony of New Orleans city life -- Spiritualism and Catholicism -- The spiritual republic and America's destiny -- The spiritual republic in the Atlantic Age of revolutions.
Note Print version record.
Summary In the midst of a nineteenth-century boom in spiritual experimentation, the Cercle Harmonique, a remarkable group of African-descended men, practiced Spiritualism in heavily Catholic New Orleans. In this first comprehensive history of the Cercle, Emily Suzanne Clark illuminates how highly diverse religious practices wind in significant ways through American life, culture, and history.
ISBN 9781469628806 (electronic bk.)
1469628805 (electronic bk.)
9781469628790 (ebook)
1469628791 (ebook)
OCLC # 957557707
Additional Format Print version: Clark, Emily Suzanne, 1984- Luminous brotherhood. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016] 9781469628783 (DLC) 2015040308 (OCoLC)926105944

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