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Title Ain't gonna lay my 'ligion down : African American religion in the South / edited by Alonzo Johnson, Paul Jersild.

Imprint Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c1996.

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 Talbott: Circulating Collection  BR563.N4 A45 1996    Available  ---
Description 141 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents "Pray's house spirit" : the institutional structure and spiritual core of an African American folk tradition / Alonzo Johnson -- The rhythms of black folks / Jon Michael Spencer -- Trickster on trial : the morality of the Brer Rabbit tales / William Courtland Johnson -- Motherwit in Southern religion : a womanist perspective / Jacqueline D. Carr-Hamilton -- Black Methodist preachers in the South Carolina upcountry, 1840-1866 : Isaac (Counts) Cook, James Porter, and Henry McNeal Turner / Stephen W. Angell -- Biblical interpretation, ecclesiology, and black Southern religious leaders, 1860-1920 : a case study of AMEZ Bishop James Walker Hood / Sandy Dwayne Martin.
Subject African Americans -- Southern States -- Religion.
Southern States -- Religious life and customs.
Added Author Johnson, Alonzo, 1957-
Jersild, Paul T., 1931-
ISBN 1570031096
9781570031090