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4 edition of The rise to respectability found in the catalog.

The rise to respectability

race, religion, and the Church of God in Christ

by Calvin White

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Arkansas Press in Fayetteville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Church of God in Christ,
  • History,
  • African Americans,
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCalvin White, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX7056.A4 W45 2012
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxii, 186p.
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25376433M
    ISBN 109781557289773
    LC Control Number2012022538


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The Rise to Respectability documents the history of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) and examines its cultural and religious impact on African Americans and on the history of the South. It explores the ways in which Charles Harrison Mason, the son of slaves and founder of COGIC, embraced a Pentecostal faith that celebrated charismatic forms of religious.

What started as a philosophy promulgated by black elites to “uplift the race” by correcting the “bad” traits of the black poor has evolved into one of the hallmarks of black politics in the age of Obama.

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