By Reginald F. Hildebrand
Hildebrand explores the tips and beliefs of missionaries from numerous branches of Methodism—the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the coloured Methodist Episcopal Church, and the northern-based Methodist Episcopal Church—and the numerous and hugely charged conflict waged among them over the problem and which means of freedom. He lines many of the thoughts and ambitions pursued through those competing visions and develops a typology of a few of the ways that emancipation used to be approached and understood.
Focusing on person church leaders equivalent to Lucius H. Holsey, Richard Harvey Cain, and Gilbert Haven, and with the good thing about vast examine in church records and newspapers, Hildebrand tells the dramatic and infrequently relocating tale of ways missionaries worked to prepare their denominations within the black South, and of the way they have been beaten now and then via the struggles of freedom.
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