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contents Acknowledgments / ix Introduction Newell G. Bringhurst and Darron T. Smith / 1 1. The “Missouri Thesis” Revisited: Early Mormonism, Slavery, and the Status of Black People Newell G. Bringhurst / 13 2. The Traditions of Their Fathers: Myth versus Reality in LDS Scriptural Writings Alma Allred / 34 3. Two Perspectives: The Religious Hopes of “Worthy” African American Latter-day Saints before the 1978 Revelation Ronald G. Coleman and Darius A. Gray / 50 4. Spanning the Priesthood Revelation (1978): Two Multigenerational Case Studies Jessie L. Embry / 60 5. Casting Off the “Curse of Cain”: The Extent and Limits of Progress since 1978 Armand L. Mauss / 82 6. African American Latter-day Saints: A Sociological Perspective Cardell K. Jacobson / 116 7. “How Do Things Look on the Ground?” The LDS African American Community in Atlanta, Georgia Ken Driggs / 132 00.FM.i-x_Brin 6/8/11, 2:44 PM 7 8. Unpacking Whiteness in Zion: Some Personal Reflections and General Observations Darron T. Smith / 148 Contributors / 167 Index / 169 00.FM.i-x_Brin 6/8/11, 2:44 PM 8 ...

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ISBN
9780252090608
Related ISBN
9780252029479
MARC Record
OCLC
867794090
Pages
184
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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