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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Racism -- United States.,
  • African Americans -- Religion.,
  • United States -- Race relations.,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Religious aspects.,
  • United States -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-300) and index.

StatementC. Eric Lincoln.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .L572 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL371780M
ISBN 100809016230
LC Control Number98033377

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In Race, Religion, and the Continuing American Dilemma, C. Eric Lincoln reevaluates what Gunnar Myrdal called "the American dilemma" and studies particularly the influence of the black church. This revised edition takes into account the weakening of welfare and affirmative action, and argues that the black church must serve today as a vital moral authority to lead us in to the twenty-first century.   In Race, Religion, and the Continuing American Dilemma, C. Eric Lincoln reevaluates what Gunnar Myrdal called "the American dilemma" and studies particularly the influence of the black church. This revised edition takes into account the weakening of /5(8).   In Race, Religion, and the Continuing American Dilemma, C. Eric Lincoln reevaluates what Gunnar Myrdal called "the American dilemma" and studies particularly the influence of the black church. This revised edition takes into account the weakening of welfare and affirmative action, and argues that the black church must serve today as a vital moral authority to lead us in to the twenty Author: C. Eric Lincoln. The American dilemma in perspective --The racial factor in the shaping of religion in America --The black response: the African churches --Black ethnicity and religious nationalism --The face of American pluralism --The view for the narthex: Mormon, Muslim, and Jew --The legal route to remediation: from desegregation to affirmative action --Principles, problems, and prospects.

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  An open forum conversation/speech about race and politics at the University of Akron. Race, Religion and the Continuing American Dilemna Since the early days of the Republic, Americans’ exuberant, unchastened idealism, their commitment to the notion of a perfect society in the New World, has clashed with the reality of ugly American society, and religious groups have all too often accommodated themselves to these injustices.   Buy a cheap copy of Race, Religion, and the Continuing book by C. Eric Lincoln. Noted Duke religion professor C. Eric Lincoln examines the contradictions between the American religious ideals of love and brotherhood and the betrayal of those Free shipping over $Cited by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Race, Religion, and the Continuing American Dilemma at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.