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Exodus!: Religion, Race, and Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Black America

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No other story in the Bible has fired the imaginations of African Americans quite like that of Exodus. Its tale of suffering and the journey to redemption offered hope and a sense of possibility to people facing seemingly insurmountable evil.

Exodus! shows how this biblical story inspired a pragmatic tradition of racial advocacy among African Americans in the early nineteen
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Paperback, 226 pages
Published March 15th 2000 by University Of Chicago Press (first published March 13th 2000)
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