A will to choose : the origins of African American Methodism / J. Gordon Melton ; [with an introduction from Bishop Woodie W. White]. - Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2007. - xii, 317 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
"A selected bibliography of antebellum African American Methodism: p. 283-301. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Anthony's legacy -- African American Methodism's beginnings -- Emerging centers of black Methodism: Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington -- Emerging centers of black Methodism: Philadelphia, New York City, and Brooklyn -- African Methodism away from the cities -- The push into the South -- Women, the new force in church life -- Toward emancipation -- Emancipation and its transitions.
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Methodist Church (U.S.)--History.
United Methodist Church (U.S.)--History.
African American Methodists--History.
BX8435 / .M45 2007