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Unformatted text preview: b. The role Christianity played in the Abolitionist movement in the South. IV. Post-war Christianity a. How newly freed slaves viewed Christianity. b. How those in the South used Christianity to cope with guilt. c. How Christianity was used as a common ground between African-Americans and Caucasian-Americans. Sources: 1. The Biblical Anti-Slavery Argument of the Decade 1830-1840 Caroline L. Shanks The Journal of Negro History Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr., 1931), pp. 132-157 2. "Marsa Never Sot Aunt Rebecca down": Enslaved Women, Religion, and Social Power in the Antebellum South Brenda E. Stevenson The Journal of African American History Vol. 90, No. 4 (Autumn, 2005), pp. 345-367 3. Battling the Serpent: Nat Turner, Africanized Christianity, and a Black Ethos Makungu M. Akinyela Journal of Black Studies Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jan., 2003), pp. 255-280...
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- Spring '11
- Christianity, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, Journal of Negro History