Your Spirits Walk Beside Us (Hardcover)

The Politics of Black Religion

By Barbara Dianne Savage

Belknap Press, 9780674031777, 359pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2008

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Paperback (10/22/2012)

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Even before the emergence of the civil rights movement with black churches at its center, African American religion and progressive politics were assumed to be inextricably intertwined. This text counters this assumption with the story of a highly diversified religious community whose debates were as vigorous as they were persistent.