The Black Churches of Brooklyn / Edition 1

The Black Churches of Brooklyn / Edition 1

by Clarence Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231099819

ISBN-13: 9780231099813

Pub. Date: 03/07/1996

Publisher: Columbia University Press

-This detailed history surveys a vital force within the Bedford-Stuyvesant community, showing how 19th-century black churches emulated the white mainstream. Pentecostalism became a major force in the early 20th century, and civil rights issues came to the fore. -Library Journal -Brooklyn's black churches have played a vital role in the borough since the

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-This detailed history surveys a vital force within the Bedford-Stuyvesant community, showing how 19th-century black churches emulated the white mainstream. Pentecostalism became a major force in the early 20th century, and civil rights issues came to the fore. -Library Journal -Brooklyn's black churches have played a vital role in the borough since the early nineteenth century. Mr. Taylor quotes contemporary newspaper accounts of church events, using description of concerts and lectures to illustrate nuances of class among various congregations . . . The Black Churches of Brooklyn offers a fine overview of a too-long-neglected chapter in New York history. -The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231099813
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/07/1996
Series:
Columbia History of Urban Life Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.84(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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