Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Nineteenth Century

Rhetoric of Identification

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  • A.¬†Nevell¬†Owens

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This book explores the parameters of the African Methodist Episcopal Church's dual existence as evangelical Christians and as children of Ham, and how the denomination relied on both the rhetoric of evangelicalism and heathenism.


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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46621-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34237-9
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