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Trabelin' on: The Slave Journey to an Afro-Baptist Faith - Sobel, Mechal
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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: PRINCETON UNIV PR], Mechal Sobel's fascinating study of the religious history of slaves and free blacks in antebellum America is presented here in a compact volume without the appendixes. Sobel's central thesis is that Africans brought their world views into North America where, eventually, under the tremendous pressures and hardships of chattel slavery, they created a coherent faith that preserved and revitalized crucial African understandings and usages regarding spirit and soul-travels, while melding them with Christian understandings of Jesus and individual salvation. Review: ... Sobel has used a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, and history of religion, and has orchestrated them well to support her thesis. She has made good use of the extensive materials on black history now available, which present the views of blacks themselves on their own experience. Above all, Sobel takes seriously the religion of black people, and shows its creative power to construct a sacred cosmos. The book will not close the debate over continuity or discontinuity in the American black experience from Africa to America, but it will have to be taken seriously by all the debaters. Andrew E. Murray(Journal of American History) "Mechal Sobel illuminates the form and content of the religious experience of the largest group of Christian slaves. She especially argues, and is largely convincing, for the centrality of the spiritual experience generally ignored by historians. The focus on the inner aspect of religious experience is fresh and powerful."--Eugene Genovese, University of Rochester 344 pages Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot

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Mechal Sobel''s fascinating study of the religious history of slaves and free blacks in antebellum America is presented here in a compact volume without the appendixes. Sobel''s central thesis is that Africans brought their world views into North America where, eventually, under the tremendous pressures and hardships of chattel slavery, they created a coherent faith that preserved and revitalized crucial African understandings and usages regarding spirit and soul-travels, while melding them with Christian understandings of Jesus and individual salvation. Mechal Sobel, Books, History, Trabelin' On: The Slave Journey to an Afro-Baptist Faith. Abridged Paperback Books>History, Princeton University Press

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Mechal Sobel's fascinating study of the religious history of slaves and free blacks in antebellum America is presented here in a compact volume without the appendixes. Sobel's central thesis is that Africans brought their world views into North America where, eventually, under the tremendous pressures and hardships of chattel slavery, they created a coherent faith that preserved and revitalized crucial African understandings and usages regarding spirit and soul-travels, while melding them with Christian understandings of Jesus and individual salvation. african-american studies,americas,baptist,christian books and bibles,christianity,colonial period,history,humanities,literature and fiction,mythology Other Religions, Practices & Sacred Texts, Princeton University Press

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Mechal Sobel's fascinating study of the religious history of slaves and free blacks in antebellum America is presented here in a compact volume without the appendixes. Sobel's central thesis is that Africans brought their world views into North America where, eventually, under the tremendous pressures and hardships of chattel slavery, they created a coherent faith that preserved and revitalized crucial African understandings and usages regarding spirit and soul-travels, while melding them with Christian understandings of Jesus and individual salvation. Trabelin' on: The Slave Journey to an Afro-Baptist Faith Sobel, Mechal, Princeton University Press

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Trabelin' on: The Slave Journey to an Afro-Baptist Faith

Mechal Sobel's fascinating study of the religious history of slaves and free blacks in antebellum America is presented here in a compact volume without the appendixes. Sobel's central thesis is that Africans brought their world views into North America where, eventually, under the tremendous pressures and hardships of chattel slavery, they created a coherent faith that preserved and revitalized crucial African understandings and usages regarding spirit and soul-travels, while melding them with Christian understandings of Jesus and individual salvation.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780691006031
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0691006032
Paperback
Publishing year: 1988
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR
344 Pages
Weight: 0,490 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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0-691-00603-2, 978-0-691-00603-1


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