McMickle's Encyclopedia blends biography, story, and commentary on a host of prominent and lesser known people in African American religious history. With entries ranging from the abolitionist movement to Malcom X and from Andrew Young to Ralph Abernathy, these concise, informative articles will guide young readers and experienced scholars alike through such comprehensive, wide-ranging topics as Kwanzaa, the civil rights movement, the Nation of Islam, and the growth and development of the major historically black denominations. Includes a timeline of African American religious history from the 18th century to the present.
In this historical handbook, readers will virtually hear the voices of select African-American religious leaders and learn of the events, movements, and organizations that have contributed to the formations and development of African-American Christianity.
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