A Will to Choose surveys the first century of African American Methodism from its emergence in the 1860s through the changes wrought by the Civil War. From the beginning of Methodism in the United States, African Americans appropriated Methodism, helped transform it from a revitalization movement into an evangelical church, and integrated it into their struggle for liberation and wholeness.For a brief discussion of this issue in Philadelphia, see Franklin and Moss, From Slavery to Freedom, 154-57. ... Daniel Alexander Payne, A History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, ed. by Charles Spencer Smith (Nashville, ... John Wesley Chapel continues today as the Tindley Memorial United Methodist Church.
|Title||:||A Will to Choose|
|Author||:||J. Gordon Melton|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2007-01-01|