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The Resource Faith in their own color : Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City, Craig D. Townsend

Faith in their own color : Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City, Craig D. Townsend

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Faith in their own color : Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City
Title
Faith in their own color
Title remainder
Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City
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Craig D. Townsend
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Language
eng
Summary
On a September afternoon in 1853, three African American men from St. Philip's Church walked into the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and took their seats among five hundred wealthy and powerful white church leaders. Ultimately, and with great reluctance, the Convention had acceded to the men's request: official recognition for St. Philip's, the first African American Episcopal church in New York City. In Faith in Their Own Color, Craig D. Townsend tells the remarkable story of St. Philip's and its struggle to create an autonomous and independent church. His wor
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E7B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and American culture
Faith in their own color : Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City, Craig D. Townsend
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Faith in their own color : Black Episcopalians in antebellum New York City, Craig D. Townsend
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/town13468
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-232) and index
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
Contents
  • Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Improper Associates; Chapter 2. Freedom's Defects; Chapter 3. Hobart and the High Church; Chapter 4. One of Their Own Colour; Chapter 5. An Orderly and Devout Congregation; Chapter 6. A Bitter Thralldom; Chapter 7. A Godly Admonition; Chapter 8. Peculiar Circumstances; Chapter 9. The Chains That Bind; Chapter 10. Promoting Improvement; Chapter 11. Partaking of the Heavenly Gift; Chapter 12. To Employ a Colored Clergyman; Chapter 13. A State of Schism; Chapter 14. A Bishop's Trials
  • Chapter 15. Exciting the Deepest FeelingsChapter 16. Vouchsafed to All Men; Chapter 17. The Heart Must Be Changed; Chapter 18. The Beauties of Freedom; Chapter 19. Economic Opportunity and Religious Choice; Chapter 20. Attentive to Their Devotions; Chapter 21. The Express Wishes of Nearly All; Chapter 22. Injurious to the Cause of Religion; Chapter 23. A Fulness of Assent; Chapter 24. But One Fold and One Chief Shepherd; Appendix. Parishioners of St. Philip's Church; Notes; Index; Series List
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Extent
1 online resource (viii, 241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508889
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00662342
Specific material designation
remote

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