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Chattel and Prophets: African Americans in Presbyterian Church History

by Eric M. Washington A careful reading of African-American church history reveals that African Americans have a long history in Presbyterianism. Despite the small numbers of African-American Presbyterians relative to the overall numbers of African-American Christians, they must be considered … Continue reading

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Why Your Denomination is Segregated (Podcast)

Podcast on Christianity Today. Whites and blacks worshiped together in colonial America? What happened? Eric Washington joined Christianity Today assistant editor Morgan Lee and editor-in-chief Mark Galli on the podcast “Quick to Listen” to discuss the Great Awakening’s impact on African … Continue reading

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Gordon Wood on Bernard Bailyn: American Religious History and ‘An Honest Picture of the Past’

by Kristin Du Mez. [This piece originally appeared as a guest contribution to Religion in American History. The first portion is republished here with permission of the author.] I wasn’t going to write on Gordon Wood and Bernard Bailyn. I’m not a colonialist. … Continue reading

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