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 an important population within the broader scope of the African-American church tradition, owing to their …

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The Christian Historian and Empathy

Part 5 of the Integration of Faith & History in the Classroom series by Dan Miller. Few developments in the history of any group or individual can be reduced to simple matters of good and evil. Taking an empathetic approach to history means trying to understand the circumstances and perceptions that move people to action. None of …

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