Citizens of a Christian Nation

Derek Chang chronicles the American Baptist Home Mission Society's efforts to evangelize among African Americans in the South and Chinese migrants on the Pacific Coast during the late nineteenth century. He brings together for the first time African American and Chinese American religious histories in an innovative comparative approach.

Citizens of a Christian Nation
Evangelical Missions and the Problem of Race in the Nineteenth Century

Derek Chang

2010 | 248 pages | Cloth $39.95 | Paper $24.95
American History | Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Evangelical Christianity and the Problem of Difference
1. "A Grand and Awful Time"
2. Faith and Hope
3. Callings
4. Congregation
5. Conflict and Community
Conclusion

Transformations
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments