Stone Collection: Volume 17 - Item 7
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7. W. E. Burghardt Du Bois, ed., The Negro Church: Report of a Social Study Made Under the Direction of Atlanta University; Together with the Proceedings of the Eighth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University, May 26th, 1903, Atlanta University Publications, no. 8 (Atlanta, GA: Atlanta University Press, 1903). (212 p.)
Study of black religion growing out of the Eighth Atlanta Conference. Sections cover “Primitive Negro Religion,” “Slavery and Christianity,” “Toussaint L’Ouverture and Nat Turner,” “The Earlier [ante-bellum] Churches and Preachers,” “Southern Whites and the Negro Church,” and many other topics. Separate sections summarize the status of eight denominations: Baptists, African Methodists, Zion Methodists, Colored Methodists, Methodists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, and Congregationalists. Seven additional sections document black religious life in different parts of the country. An extensive index can be found at the end of this monograph.