New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture in Post-Civil Rights America
Bennett, James, Journal of Church and State
New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture in Post-Civil Rights America. Edited by R. Drew Smith. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2003. 310 pp. $29.95.
Too often, the Civil Rights Movement forms the finish line for discussions of African-American church activism. New Day Begun remedies that short-sightedness by exploring contemporary forms of civic engagement in African-American churches. The volume's eleven essays analyze the context, character, and challenges of the ways that African-American churches interact with American society. Emerging from the 1999-2000 Black Churches and Politics Survey conducted by the Public Influences of African-American Churches …
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Publication information: Article title: New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture in Post-Civil Rights America. Contributors: Bennett, James - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 47. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2005. Page number: 405+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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