qThis is a compelling story of an overlooked minority group that has contributed much to America in general and to the African American community in particular. By internalizing the tenets of Methodism given by the great John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Movement, Black Methodists have demonstrated discipline, commitment, and leadership essential for progress. This group has been at the forefront of the freedom movement since slavery as well as the women's movement. Their numerous outreach programs continue to make a difference in the lives of others here and abroad. The author believes that had most African Americans chose Methodism, they would have made faster and long-lasting progress that would have insured their survival in American society.qAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), the AME Zion Church, the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME), and blacks who remained with the United Methodist Church. ... Methodisma#39;s arrival in America carried with it great appeal through the efforts of John Wesley, his brother Charles, George Whitefield, and others who appealed to the masses ... CHAPTER 2 A Brief History of the Black Church in.
|Title||:||Black Methodists in America: A Success Story of a Model Minority Group|
|Publisher||:||America Star Books - 2012-02-28|