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by Edward J. Robinson

  • ISBN: 0891125337
  • Category: History
  • Author: Edward J. Robinson
  • Subcategory: Americas
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Abilene Christian University Press (April 15, 2008)
  • Pages: 222 pages
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This groundbreaking work draws upon congregational histories and other primary sources to chronicle for the first time the story of African American Churches of Christ in Texas. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. in African American History from Mississippi State University, and is the author of To Save My Race from Abuse: The Life of Samuel Robert Cassius (2007), Show Us How You Do It: Marshall Keeble and the Rise of Black Churches of Christ in the United States, 1914-1968 (2008), and other books.

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African Americans formed a unique ethnic identity in Texas while facing the problems of societal and institutional discrimination as well as colorism for many years. The first person of African heritage to arrive in Texas was Estevanico, who came to Texas in 1528. Many African Americans in Texas remained in slavery until after the . There was scarce Union Army activity in Texas, preventing them from joining the Northern lines.

Edward J. Robinson, an assistant professor of history and Bible at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, earned his P. is in African American History from Mississippi State University in Starkville in 2003. He has three master’s degrees, including a M. A. in Classical Greek from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. A native of Jacksonville, Texas, Robinson attended undergraduate school at Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas.

state of Texas declared its secession from the United States of America on February 1, 1861, and joined the Confederate States on March 2, 1861, after it replaced its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy. As with those of other States, the Declaration was not recognized by the United States government at Washington.

Texas History Today has 11,349 members. House and Wilson formed a friendship that lasted for years. In the 1890s House had established himself as a power broker in Texas, working largely behind the scenes. From 1894 to 1906 House's protégés served as governors of Texas. ip with Wilson enabled House to become a player in Washington.

The "fight" waged by leaders in African American Churches of Christ was against religious error. Out of that "fight" emerged a growing network of congregations that have reached throughout Texas. Recently added by. JayT76, stevewolfgang, GracePointeChurch, Rlvaughn, ACUPress.

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This groundbreaking work draws upon congregational histories and other primary sources to chronicle for the first time the story of African American Churches of Christ in Texas. Emerging out of the nineteenth-century Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement, the African American churches inherited from their white mentors both a biblicist theology and a feisty spirit. So evangelist John T. Ramsey could report in 1916 that 'there are but few loyal brethren out in this part of Texas; so you can see that the fight is on out West.'

The 'fight' waged by Ramsey and his successors was against religious error and in support of the true church as they understood it. Out of that 'fight' emerged a growing network of congregations that by the mid-twentieth century reached throughout Texas. This book lifts out of obscurity the African American Christians who joined Ramsey's 'fight...out West' and who made black churches of Christ in Texas what they are today.



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