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African American Christianity since 1980

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 4651 words.

‘African American Christianity Since 1980’ is concerned with the contemporary phase, beginning with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 and the significant demographic and political...

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African American Christianity: The early phase (1760–1863)

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 4327 words.

The majority of African Americans are Christian. Black Christianity has played a critical role in the history of African American responses to white supremacy in the United States. ‘African...

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African American Christianity: The modern phase (1863–1935)

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 5255 words.

‘African American Christianity: The Modern Phase (1863–1935)’ describes three distinctive moments: firstly, the nationalization of black Christianity, as the “invisible institution” of the...

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African American Christianity: The modern phase (1935–1980)

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 4488 words.

The political dimension is important to any understanding of the modern phase of African American Christianity, and it is clearly expressed in the explosion of civic and religious energy in...

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African American Islam

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 5737 words.

In some ways, Islam best represents the idea of African American religion as a practice of freedom and a sign of difference. For those African Americans who embraced Islam during the modern...

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African American Religion

Eddie S. Glaude Jr..

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 160 pages.

African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction explores the history and circumstances of African American religion through three examples: conjure, African American Christianity, and...

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The category of “African American religion”

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 4665 words.

African American religious life is not defined by just the “Negro church”—the preacher, music, and the frenzy—but consists of all the varied religious practices that occur within black...

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Conclusion

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 974 words.

African Americans are generally more religious than other groups in the United States. But African American religion is much more than a description of how deeply religious African...

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Conjure and African American religion

Eddie S. Glaude.

in African American Religion

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: United States History; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 4944 words.

‘Conjure and African American Religion’ draws our attention to the continuity and discontinuity with African religious practices as well as a particular instance of a religious imagination,...

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5. Definitions, types, domains

Barry Stephenson.

in Ritual

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology and Anthropology of Religion; Customs and Traditions; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 5010 words.

The word “ritual” is used in three different, though related, ways. First, ritual is conceived as a kind of action. Second, ritual is a cultural domain, arena, stage, or field, in and out...

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