The "Invisible Institution" in the Antebellum South Updated ed
By (author) Albert J. Raboteau
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Slave Religion by Albert J. Raboteau
Book DescriptionTwenty-five years after its original publication, Slave Religion remains a classic in the study of African American history and religion. In a new chapter in this anniversary edition, author Albert J. Raboteau reflects upon the origins of the book, the reactions to it over the past twenty-five years, and how he would write it differently today. Using a variety of first and second-hand sources-- some objective, some personal, all riveting-- Raboteau analyzes the transformation of the African religions into evangelical Christianity. He presents the narratives of the slaves themselves, as well as missionary reports, travel accounts, folklore, black autobiographies, and the journals of white observers to describe the day-to-day religious life in the slave communities. Slave Religion is a must-read for anyone wanting a full picture of this "invisible institution."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195174120
(203mm x 136mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Albert J. Raboteau
Immigration and Religion in America, Paperback (December 2008)
Presents salient patterns in American immigrants' religious lives, past and present
Slave Religion, Hardback (October 2004)
Slave Religion remains the preeminent synthesis of the religious life of slaves in the United States. This new edition will consider the developments in the study of slavery, the religious encounter, religious culture, and reactions to the books over the past twenty five years, as well as the ways the author would write it differently today.
Canaan Land, Paperback (March 2001)» View all books by Albert J. Raboteau
An in-depth examination of African-American history and religion, this comprehensive book provides panoramic coverage of the black religious and social experience in America and thus chronicles the evolution of an important and influential component of our religious and historical heritage.
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Author Biography - Albert J. Raboteau
Albert J. Raboteau is Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion at Princeton University and author of Canaan Land (OUP), A Fire in the Bones, and A Sorrowful Joy.
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