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By Gordon J. Melton

ISBN-10: 0742552640

ISBN-13: 9780742552647

ISBN-10: 0742552659

ISBN-13: 9780742552654

A Will to Choose strains the heritage of African-American Methodism starting with their emergence within the fledgling American Methodist move within the 1760s. Responding to Methodism's anti-slavery stance, African-Americans joined the hot flow in huge numbers and by means of the top of the eighteenth century, had made up the most important minority within the Methodist church, filling positions of authority as type leaders, exhorters, and preachers. during the first 1/2 the 19th century, African american citizens used the assets of the church of their fight for liberation from slavery and racism within the secular culture.

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