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African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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""African American Religion offers a provocative historical and philosophical treatment of the religious life of African Americans. Glaude argues that the phrase ""African American religion"" is meaningful only insofar as it singles out the distinctive waysreligion has been leveraged by African Americans to respond to different racial regimes in the United States. That bold claim frames how he reads the historical record. Slavery, Jim Crow, and current appeals to color blindness serve as a backdrop for histreatment of conjure, African American Christianity and Islam""--