The Resource Something within : religion in African-American political activism, Fredrick C. Harris

Something within : religion in African-American political activism, Fredrick C. Harris

Label
Something within : religion in African-American political activism
Title
Something within
Title remainder
religion in African-American political activism
Statement of responsibility
Fredrick C. Harris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the first book-length studies devoted to religion and African-American political activism in a generation, Something Within explores how Afro-Christianity, in various ways, promotes the political activism of African-Americans. Combining ethnography, history, contextual analysis, and survey research, this book illustrates the participatory effects of Afro-Christianity by examining its institutional, psychological, and cultural influences. Going beyond the opiate-inspiration debate that has dominated research on the subject, Author Fredrick C. Harris advances a new theory of religion as a
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
306.6/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.N4
LC item number
H368 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Something within : religion in African-American political activism, Fredrick C. Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-220) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When a little becomes much: religious resources in action -- Prophetic fragments: macro and micro foundations of religious resources -- Religion reconsidered: Black protest and electoral activism in an age of transformation -- Blessed assurance: religion, personal empowerment, and African-American political activism -- Rock in a weary land: religious institutions and African-American political activism -- Ties that bind: linking religion and intermediary resources to political action -- The last shall be first: religion, oppositional culture, and African-American political mobilization -- In my father's house: religion and gender in African-American political life
Control code
ocn191936875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195120332
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b21925677
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191936875
  • pebcs0195115325

Library Locations

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