By Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews
A variety of African American theologians and clergy pointed out with a number of the doctrinal tenets of the fundamentalism in their white opposite numbers, yet African american citizens have been excluded from complete fellowship with the fundamentalists due to their race. furthermore, those students and pastors didn't restrict themselves to conventional evangelical doctrine yet embraced innovative theological techniques, corresponding to the Social Gospel, to assist them in attaining racial equality. still, they pointed out different forward-looking theological perspectives, akin to modernism, as threats to “true” Christianity.
Mathews demonstrates that, even supposing conventional pix of “the black church” have supplied the appearance of a unique unified association, black evangelical leaders debated passionately between themselves as they sought to maintain choose facets of the tradition round them whereas rejecting others. the image that emerges from this examine creates a richer, extra profound figuring out of African American denominations as they struggled to deal with a white American society that observed them as inferior.
Doctrine and Race melds American spiritual heritage and race stories in leading edge and compelling methods, highlighting the amazing and wealthy complexity that attended to the improvement of African American Protestant movements.
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