Ralph E. Luker's The Social Gospel in Black and White: American Racial PDF

By Ralph E. Luker

In a massive revision of authorised knowledge, this e-book, initially released by means of UNC Press in 1991, demonstrates that American social Christianity performed a huge function in racial reform throughout the interval among Emancipation and the civil rights movement.
As enterprises created via the heirs of antislavery sentiment
foundered within the mid-1890s, Ralph Luker argues, a brand new new release of black and white reformers--many of them representatives of yankee social Christianity--explored numerous ideas to the matter of racial
conflict. a few of them helped to arrange the Federal Council of church buildings in 1909, whereas others again to abolitionist and residential missionary techniques in organizing the NAACP in 1910 and the nationwide city League in 1911. A part century later, such businesses shaped the institutional middle of America's civil rights move. Luker additionally exhibits that the black prophets of social Christianity who espoused theological personalism created an influential culture that at last produced Martin Luther King Jr.

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