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Author Crumbley, Deidre Helen, 1947-
Title Saved and sanctified : the rise of a storefront church in Great Migration Philadelphia / Deidre Helen Crumbley.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2012]
©2012

Author Crumbley, Deidre Helen, 1947-
Series The history of African American religions
History of African-American religions.
Subject African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Religion.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Church history.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 210 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary On one level this book tells a very particular story - of a church started by a charismatic woman born just 16 years after the Emancipation Proclamation which not only survived the death of the founder, but also institutionalised power-sharing by female and male elders. On another level, it tells a more universal human story of institution building, establishing community, and pursuing a life of faith while negotiating rapidly changing and often adversarial social realities.
Contents Call -- City tales -- Saints tales -- Becoming saints -- Family -- Response.
ISBN 9780813043555 (electronic bk.)
0813043557 (electronic bk.)
0813039843
9780813039848
OCLC # 797838701
Additional Format Print version: Crumbley, Deidre Helen. Saved and Sanctified : The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2012 9780813039848


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