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  • Title: Black Gods of the Metropolis: Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North
  • Author: Arthur Huff Fauset Richard A. Ippolito John Szwed Barbara Dianne Savage
  • ISBN: 9780812210019
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Paperback

  • Black Gods of the Metropolis: Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North By Arthur Huff Fauset Richard A. Ippolito John Szwed Barbara Dianne Savage Black Gods of the Metropolis Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North Arthur Huff Fauset Foreword by Barbara Dianne Savage Introduction by John Szwed A foundational text in fields as diverse as religion and urban studies, Black studies and anthropology a must read Lee D Baker, author of From Savage to Negro Fauset s falls into the select group that includes worksBlack Gods of the Metropolis Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North Arthur Huff Fauset Foreword by Barbara Dianne Savage Introduction by John Szwed A foundational text in fields as diverse as religion and urban studies, Black studies and anthropology a must read Lee D Baker, author of From Savage to Negro Fauset s falls into the select group that includes works of Ralph Ellison, LeRoi Jones, and Albert Murray, that is, the writings of those who have best recognized the distinctiveness and power of Afro American culture, and given it its proper place in the world John F Szwed, Yale University A pioneering work in the sociology of African American religion Utopian Studies Stemming from his anthropological field work among black religious groups in Philadelphia in the early 1940s, Arthur Huff Fauset believed it was possible to determine the likely direction that mainstream black religious leadership would take in the future, a direction that later indeed manifested itself in the civil rights movement The American black church, according to Fauset and other contemporary researchers, provided the one place where blacks could experiment without hindrance in activities such as business, politics, social reform, and social expression With detailed primary accounts of these early spiritual movements and their beliefs and practices, Black Gods of the Metropolis reveals the fascinating origins of such significant modern African American religious groups as the Nation of Islam as well as the role of lesser known and even forgotten churches in the history of the black community In her new foreword, historian Barbara Dianne Savage discusses the relationship between black intellectuals and black religion, in particular the relationship between black social scientists and black religious practices during Fauset s time She then explores the complexities of that relationship and its impact on the intellectual and political history of African American religion in general Arthur Huff Fauset 1899 1983 was a civil rights activist, educator, folklorist, and author of several works, including Sojourner Truth, a biography Barbara Dianne Savage is Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania She is author of Broadcasting Freedom Radio, War, and the Politics of Race, 1938 1948 1970 152 pages 5 1 4 x 8 ISBN 978 0 8122 1001 9 Paper 22.50s 15.00 World Rights African American African Studies, Religion, Anthropology, Sociology
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    Commentaires:

    Lacey
    If you don t know the history behind this, you won t understand it This is an absolutely fantastic book, and pretty much the only book of its nature to date It s a ground breaking work in the black religious experience No one especially not white scholars had ever ventured into this world before Somehow, Fauset gets people to open up, he allows us all a peak into this world I would only recommend this if you are interested in black religious history and American racial history.

    Dan Gorman
    This book is 73 years old hence its lack of the term African American , but it contains vivid portrayals of new black religious groups in Philadelphia and New York Arthur Fauset, a biracial anthropologist and high school principal, did pioneering oral history and ethnographic work with these groups circa 1940 He never defines what a cult is, and I think it s a pretty problematic term, since the line between religion and cult is so subjective Still, Fauset shows that many of these supposed cults [...]

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