Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Nineteenth Century: Rhetoric of Identification

Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Nineteenth Century: Rhetoric of Identification

by A. Owens

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Overview

This book explores the parameters of the African Methodist Episcopal Church's dual existence as evangelical Christians and as children of Ham, and how the denomination relied on both the rhetoric of evangelicalism and heathenism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349466214
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/05/2014
Series: Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

A. Nevell Owens is an assistant professor in the Department of Visual Arts, Humanites & Theatre at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Rhetoric of Identity: The African Methodist Episcopal Church And What It Means To Be Children Of God And Children Of Ham 2. It Is Salvation We Want: The Path To Spiritual Redemption and Social Uplift 3. Saving The Heathen: The AMEC And It's Africanist Discourse 4. We Have Been Believers: Revisiting AMEC Rhetoric of Evangelical Christianity

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