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Through the Storm, Through the Night by Paul               Harvey
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Apr 16, 2012

really liked it
Read from April 16 to 29, 2012

An excellent book that traces African-American Christianity from the early days of slavery to the current time, and shows how today's African-American Christianity contains elements of various African religions. There is interesting discussion on the various roles religion played and still continue to play in the lives of African-Americans, for not only did it provide spiritual sustenance during the dark days of slavery, but was also the foundation from which the Civil Rights Movement originated.

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