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Title The new Black gods : Arthur Huff Fauset and the study of African American religions / edited by Edward E. Curtis IV and Danielle Brune Sigler
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 269 pages)
Series Religion in North America
Religion in North America.
Contents Foreword / by Catherine L. Albanese and Stephen J. Stein -- Introduction / Edward E. Curtis IV and Danielle Brune Sigler -- New religious movement(s) of the great migration era -- Fauset's (missing) Pentecostals : church mothers, remaking respectability, and religious modernism / Clarence E. Hardy III -- "Grace has given God a vacation" : the history and development of the theology of the United House of Prayer of All People / Danielle Brune Sigler -- "Chased out of Palestine" : Prophet Cherry's Church of God and early Black Judaisms in the United States / Nora L. Rubel -- Debating the origins of the Moorish Science Temple : toward a new cultural history / Edward E. Curtis IV -- "The consciousness of God's presence will keep you well, healthy, happy, and singing" : the tradition of innovation in the music of Father Divine's peace mission movement / Leonard Norman Primiano -- "A true Moslem is a true spiritualist" : Black orientalism and Black gods of the metropolis / Jacob S. Dorman -- Resurrecting Fauset's vision for African American religious studies -- Religion proper and proper religion : Arthur Fauset and the study of African American religions / Sylvester A. Johnson -- The perpetual primitive in African American religious historiography / Kathryn Lofton -- Turning African Americans into rational actors : the important legacy of Fauset's functionalism / Carolyn Rouse -- Defining the "Negro problem" in Brazil : the shifting significance of Brazil's African heritage from the 1890s to the 1940s / Kelly E. Hayes -- Fauset and his Black gods : intersections with the Herskovits-Frazier debate / Stephen W. Angell
Summary Taking the influential work of Arthur Huff Fauset as a starting point to break down the false dichotomy that exists between mainstream and marginal, a new generation of scholars offers fresh ideas for understanding the religious expressions of African Americans in the United States. Fauset's 1944 classic, Black Gods of the Metropolis, launched original methods and theories for thinking about African American religions as modern, cosmopolitan, and democratic. The essays in this collection show the diversit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Fauset, Arthur Huff, 1899-1983.
African Americans -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
Author Curtis, Edward E., 1970-
Sigler, Danielle Brune.
LC no. 2008038720
ISBN 025300408X (electronic bk.)
0253220572 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780253004086 (electronic bk.)
9780253220578 (paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Arthur Huff Fauset and the study of African American religions