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|African American Christianity, Pt. I: To the Civil War|
by Laurie Maffly-Kipp, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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_____________. The World They Made Together: Black and White Values in Eighteenth-Century Virginia. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1987.
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Wilmore, Gayraud S. Black Religion and Black Radicalism. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1992.
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