The Resource Freedom's coming: : religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era, Paul Harvey, (ebook)

Freedom's coming: : religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era, Paul Harvey, (ebook)

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Freedom's coming: : religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era
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Freedom's coming:
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religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era
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Paul Harvey
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eng
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In a sweeping analysis of religion in the post-Civil War and twentieth-century South, Freedom's Coming puts race and culture at the center, describing southern Protestant cultures as both priestly and prophetic: as southern formal theology sanctified dominant political and social hierarchies, evangelical belief and practice subtly undermined them. The seeds of subversion, Paul Harvey argues, were embedded in the passionate individualism, exuberant expressive forms, and profound faith of believers in the region.Harvey explains how black and white religious folk within and outside of mainstream religious groups formed a southern "evangelical counterculture" of Christian interracialism that challenged the theologically grounded racism pervasive among white southerners and ultimately helped to end Jim Crow in the South. Moving from the folk theology of segregation to the women who organized the Montgomery bus boycott, from the hymn-inspired freedom songs of the 1960s to the influence of black Pentecostal preachers on Elvis Presley, Harvey deploys cultural history in fresh and innovative ways and fills a decades-old need for a comprehensive history of Protestant religion and its relationship to the central question of race in the South for the postbellum and twentieth-century period.In a sweeping analysis of religion in the post-Civil War and twentieth-century South, Freedom's Coming puts race and culture at the center, describing southern Protestant cultures as both priestly and prophetic: as southern formal theology sanctified dominant political and social hierarchies, evangelical belief and practice subtly undermined them. Harvey explains how black and white religious folk within and outside of mainstream religious groups formed a southern "evangelical counterculture" of Christian interracialism that challenged the theologically grounded racism pervasive among white southerners and ultimately helped to end Jim Crow in the South.-->
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Midwest
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1961-
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Harvey, Paul
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277.5/082
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Protestant churches
  • Race relations
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adult
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Freedom's coming: : religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era, Paul Harvey, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469606422
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718885
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remote
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11718885
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MWT11718885
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Freedom's coming: : religious culture and the shaping of the South from the Civil War through the civil rights era, Paul Harvey, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469606422
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718885
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718885
System control number
MWT11718885
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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