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.
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