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Ecclesiastical politics and the role of women in African-American Christianity, 1860–1900

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This thesis seeks to offer new perspectives on the role of women in African-American Christian denominations in the United States in the period between the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century. It situates the changes in the roles available to black women in their churches in the context of ecclesiastical politics. By offering explanations of the growth of black denominations in the South after the Civil War and the political alignments in the leadership of the churches, it seeks t...

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Christ Church, University of Oxford

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Department:
University of Stirling
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Pembroke College, University of Oxford
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Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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