This study argues that the church has the capacity of fostering ideological resistance to the diminant order and therefore making a profound contribution to the sociopolitcal liberation of black Americans. By developing this position using quantitve research methods in three Afircan-American churches, the work confirms the reality of this potential, showing that a counter-hegemonic apporach to church in the black community is possible. This is significant because many politically active scholars, even African-American radicals, disparage the institution as a polically destructive hegemonic organisation that misuses social and economic resources.The Ideology of Asbury Street Church Of God in Christ A study of Asbury Street Church indicates that it is a ... First, with regard to history, the study presents the churcha#39;s ministerial development and idea production, placing them in the ... Thus, as innumerable African-Americans accepted the Defendera#39;s invitation to relocate in Chicago and other points Northathe Church Of God In Christ Official Manual.
|Title||:||The Politics of Accommodation and Resistance in the Black Church|
|Publisher||:||Edwin Mellen Press - 2000-01-01|