Black Saints in a white church: contemporary African American Mormons

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Signature Books, 1994 - Religion - 270 pages
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Until very recently, black Latter-day Saints were excluded from priesthood office in the church. In this revealing study, Embry culls answers from both oral history interviews and mailed surveys to determine how the age-old stereotypes and differences are disappearing as African-Americans are being assimilated into the church.

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Black Saints in a White Church: Contemporary African American Mormons

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In June 1978 the Mormon Church lifted a barrier to blacks from holding full membership. While this announcement is regarded as one of the most important revelations in the history of the Church of ... Read full review

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this is so incomplete and boring. i was expecting more of a studs terkel oral history. instead, there is a white male true believer cutting and pasting. i still have no idea what wld lead someone to the LDS church. Read full review

Contents

BLACK CHURCHES IN AMERICA
1
THE LDS CHURCH AND AFRICAN AMERICANS
15
IMPACT OF THE LDS NEGRO POLICY
37
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