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.
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
5. Conflict and Community