The Resource Hard, hard religion : interracial faith in the poor South, John Hayes, (ebook)

Hard, hard religion : interracial faith in the poor South, John Hayes, (ebook)

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Hard, hard religion : interracial faith in the poor South
Title
Hard, hard religion
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interracial faith in the poor South
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John Hayes
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eng
Summary
In his captivating study of faith and class, John Hayes examines the ways folk religion in the early twentieth century allowed the South's poor--both white and black--to listen, borrow, and learn from each other about what it meant to live as Christians in a world of severe struggle. Beneath the well-documented religious forms of the New South, people caught in the region's poverty crafted a distinct folk Christianity that spoke from the margins of capitalist development, giving voice to modern phenomena like alienation and disenchantment. Through haunting songs of death, mystical tales of conversion, grassroots sacramental displays, and an ethic of neighborliness, impoverished folk Christians looked for the sacred in their midst and affirmed the value of this life in this world. From Tom Watson and W. E. B. Du Bois over a century ago to political commentators today, many have ruminated on how, despite material commonalities, the poor of the South have been perennially divided by racism. Through his excavation of a folk Christianity of the poor, which fused strands of African and European tradition into a new synthesis, John Hayes recovers a historically contingent moment of interracial exchange generated in hardship
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Midwest
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1972-
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Hayes, John
Dewey number
270.0975
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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New directions in southern studies
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  • Christianity
  • Working class
  • Folklore
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Hard, hard religion : interracial faith in the poor South, John Hayes, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781469635330
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12045617
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remote
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12045617
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Hard, hard religion : interracial faith in the poor South, John Hayes, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469635330
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12045617
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045617
System control number
MWT12045617
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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