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Author Hobson, Christopher Z.

Title The mount of vision : African American prophetic tradition, 1800-1950 / Christopher Z. Hobson
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2012]
copyright 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Summary Christopher Z. Hobson offers an in-depth study of prophetic traditions in African American religion. Drawing on contemporary speeches, essays, sermons, reminiscences, and works of theological speculation from 1800 to 1950, he shows how African American prophets shared a belief in a 'God of the oppressed'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Black theology.
African Americans -- Religion.
Prophecy -- Christianity.
Race discrimination -- United States -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Christianity and justice -- United States.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
United States -- Church history -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199980109 ebook