religion and liberation notes

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Introduction to African and African American Religion African Religion: High God Gods and Goddesses that have their power from the High God Ancestral Spirits Priests: o Mediums/Devotees o Diviners o o Therapists o Healers Sacred Kings and Chiefs Witches Folk Magic Music, Drumming, and Dancing African American Religion Slave Trade First slaves were brought to North America in 1619 The trade ended formally in the US with the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 Missionizing The Great Awakening (1720-50) African American Christianity Christianity's Impact o God the Father: Liberation from bondage and reception into the Promised Land Moses leads the people out of Egypt, across the Red Sea
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