Africana Faith: A Religious History of the African American by James L., Jr. Conyers

By James L., Jr. Conyers

Essentially, the research of black faith in the US has been mysterious, quarrelsome, and paradoxical. again and again the explanation during this primer aspires to make a concentric research of the functionality and means of spirituality and religiosity, in the African American Muslim circulate. lately, there were various volumes within the kind of biographical or communal reports carried out on Black 20th century spiritual figures. a lot of this dialogue has exacerbated in hierarchy of non secular values, instead of a concentric research of the position and serve as of spirituality and religiosity. hence, this selection of essays areas emphasis at the position and perspectives of the missionary and voluntary unfold of Islam between African americans within the United States.

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