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Faith in Their Own Color

Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City

Faith in Their Own Color( )
Author: Townsend, Craig D.
Series title:Religion and American Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-13468-2
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $139.00
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christian Church / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.1 x 23.5 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.5 Kilograms



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