Freedom's prophet : Bishop Richard Allen, the AMR Church, and the Black founding fathers / Richard S. Newman.
- ISBN: 9780814758267 (cl : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0814758266 (cl : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: p. ; cm.
- Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction: A Black founder's many worlds -- For zion's sake : I will not rest -- Gospel labors -- The year of the fever, part 1 : a (deceptively) simple narrative of the Black people -- The year of the fever, part 2 : Allen's antislavery appeal -- We participate in common : Allen's role as a Black mediator -- A liberating theology : establishing the AME Church -- Stay or go : Allen and African colonization -- Allen challenged : shadow politics and community conflict in the 1820s -- A Black founders' expanding visions -- Last rights -- Conclusion: Richard Allen and the soul of Black reform.|
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|Subject:||Allen, Richard 1760-1831
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