The History of Black Catholics in the United States

The History of Black Catholics in the United States

by Cyprian Davis


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This book makes an extremely valuable contribution to our understanding of African-American religious life by presenting the first full-length treatment of the Black Catholic experience. It should be read by all interested in the history and culture of Black Americans.

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ISBN-13: 9780824514952
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/1995
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 455,142
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

Cyprian Davis was a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad Archabbey and professor of church history at St. Meinrad School of Theology. He was a founding member of the National Black Clergy Caucus and author of articles on Black Catholic history and black spirituality, and of a high school textbook on church history.

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History of Black Catholics in the United States 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
mc76NYC More than 1 year ago
This is a foundation book in the history of Catholics in the United States, especially those who are African American. It defies the idea that being African Americans and Catholic is mutually exclusive.