Something Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism

Something Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism

by Fredrick C. Harris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195120332
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/1999
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1550L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction3
2.When a Little Becomes Much: Religious Resources in Action12
3.Prophetic Fragments: Macro and Micro Foundations of Religious Resources27
4.Religion Reconsidered: Black Protest and Electoral Activism in an Age of Transformation42
5.Blessed Assurance: Religion, Personal Empowerment, and African-American Political Activism69
6.Rock in a Weary Land: Religious Institutions and African-American Political Activism86
7.Ties That Bind: Linking Religion and Intermediary Resources to Political Action121
8.The Last Shall Be First: Religion, Oppositional Culture, and African-American Political Mobilization133
9.In My Father's House: Religion and Gender in African-American Political Life154
Epilogue. It Remains to Be Seen: Stability and Change in Religion and African-American Politics177
Appendix A187
Appendix B191
Notes195
References207
Index221

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