The ground has shifted the future of the Black church in post-racial America by Walter E. Fluker

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Race relations,
  • Christianity,
  • Post-racialism,
  • African American churches,
  • Church and social problems

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementWalter Earl Fluker
SeriesReligion, race, and ethnicity, Religion, race, and ethnicity
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 F58 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 313 pages
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27222968M
ISBN 10147981038X
ISBN 109781479810383
LC Control Number2016021209
OCLC/WorldCa946161127

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