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Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation

African American Slaves and Christianity, 1830-1870

Slavery, Civil War, and Salvation( )
Author: Fountain, Daniel L.
Series title:Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8071-3699-7
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $36.00
Book Description:

During the Civil War, traditional history tells us, Afro-Christianity proved a strong force for slaves' perseverance and hope of deliverance. In Slavery, Civil War and Salvation, however, Daniel Fountain raises the possibility that Afro-Christianity played a less significant role within the antebellum slave community than most scholars currently assert. Fountain presents a new timeline for the African American conversion experience, insisting that only after emancipation and the...
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