African origins through decolonization era, slavery in U.S., emancipation, literary & cultural movements, Harlem Renaissance, jazz.
The African-American Mega Church
Discusses mega churches in the African-American community in terms of its history, size, location, and commitment to social issues.
Slave Rebellion in the American South
A paper discussing the significance of slave rebellion in the American South prior to the Civil War. Resistence and violent uprisings. Runaway slaves. Underground railroad. Nat Turner& leaders of other rebellions.
Origins & purposes, slaves' African heritage & Christianization, historical role of church in slave revolts & community development, examples, church behavior.
Fires of Jubilee
Review of Stephen Oates's THE FIRES OF JUBILEE, an account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion in 1831. The slave experience. Theme of injustice. The religious context.