Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032399
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038919 | DOI:

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This chapter describes the spate of church arsons during the mid-1990s, focusing on the summer of 1996, when a large number of predominantly African-American churches burned, dominating headlines for a number of weeks.

Keywords: church arsons; African American churches; church fires; church burnings

Chapter.  9228 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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