By Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews
A variety of African American theologians and clergy pointed out with some 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 as a result of their race. furthermore, those students and pastors didn't restrict themselves to conventional evangelical doctrine yet embraced revolutionary theological ideas, reminiscent of the Social Gospel, to aid 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 pictures of “the black church” have supplied the semblance of a novel unified association, black evangelical leaders debated passionately between themselves as they sought to maintain choose elements 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 take care of a white American society that observed them as inferior.
Doctrine and Race melds American non secular historical past and race reviews in cutting edge and compelling methods, highlighting the extraordinary and wealthy complexity that attended to the advance of African American Protestant movements.
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Doctrine and Race: African American Evangelicals and Fundamentalism between the Wars (Religion & American Culture) by Mary Beth Swetnam Mathews