The Wrong Complexion for Protection dNg oral history and ethnographic work with these groups circa 1940 He neverefines what a cult is and I think it s a pretty problematic term since the line between religion and
cult is so subjective Still Fauset shows that many of these supposed cults aren t so is so subjective Still Fauset shows that many of these supposed cults aren t so from major African American Protestant A Black Woman's Civil War Memoirs: Reminiscences of My Life in Camp With the 33rd U.S. Colored Troops, Late 1st South Carolina Volunteers denominations Mt Sinai the United House of Prayer for All People and the Church of Godisplay many features of Holiness and Pentecostal churches Father Divine s group and the Moorish Science Temple move away from Protestantism but are similar to the other groups in That They Help African they help African address social problems and navigate the segregated American culture Fauset also argues against the idea that black religions preserve in stasis traditions from Africa Those African roots are present in some cases but American social circumstances and acts of religious imagination have shaped many African American new religion. Es in the history of the black communityIn her new foreword historian Barbara Dianne Savage iscusses the relationship between black intellectuals and black religion in particular the relationship between black social scientists and black religious practices uring Fauset's time She then explores the complexities of that relationship and its impact
On The Intellectual And Political the intellectual and political of African American religion in general. .
The local community college library Children of the Sun discontinued this work and it was available for free I tend to be game for research on cults I find them endlessly fascinatingThe author whom we would now consider biracial spent time investigating and exploring cult like groups which had either sprung up or gainedecent following primarily among the black population in the Philadelphia area in the late 1930s Two of them seem to be some kind of Christian group a Pentecostal group and Bishop Grace s crowd one of them seems to be a precursor of the Black Hebrew Israelites and another a precursor of the Nation of Islam yet uite istinct the Moorish Temple The Father Divine movement seemed
To Be Its Own ThingThe Authorbe its own thingThe author explores group with testimonials from members He and contrasts them in terms of their octrines and what made them attractive He utilizes his evidence to push back against many of the racial theories of his age gre. Stemming from his anthropological field work among black religious groups in Philadelphia in the early 1940s Arthur Huff Fauset believed it was possible to Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930 determine the likelyirection that mainstream black religious leadership would take in the future a irection that later indeed manifested itself in the civil rights movement The American black church according to Fauset and other contemporary researchers provided the one pl. Ater spirituality and emotionalism among the
black population primarily He id well at considering how participation in these cults gave people apopulation primarily He My Hero Academia Series Volume 1 - 20 Books Collection Set by Kouhei Horikoshi did well at considering how participation in these cults gave people a of community cohesion andor identityAn interesting read for certain If youon t know the history behind this you won t understand it This is an absolutely fantastic book and pretty much the only book of its nature to ate It s a ground breaking work in the black religious experience No one especially not white scholars had ever ventured into this world before Somehow Fauset gets people to open up he allows us all a peak into This World I Would Only world I would only this if you are interested in black religious history and American racial history
book is 73 years old hence lack of the term African American but it contains vivid portrayals of new black religious groups in Philadelphia and New York Arthur Fauset a biracial anthropologist and high school principal id pioneeri. Ace where blacks could experiment without hindrance in activities such as business politics social reform and social expression With Mars Journey detailed primary accounts of these early spiritual movements and their beliefs and practices Black Gods of the Metropolis reveals the fascinating origins of such significant modern African American religious groups as the Nation of Islam as well as the role of lesser known and even forgotten church.This Book Is 73 Years Old Hence