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Edward R. Crowther

A native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, Edward R. Crowther is professor of History at Adams State University. He is the author of Southern Evangelicals and the Coming of the Civil War, along with numerous articles and reviews.

Books by Edward R. Crowther

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Between Fetters and Freedom: African American Baptists since Emancipation
Edited by: Edward R. Crowther, Keith Harper
Product Code: H906
ISBN: 9780881465402
Product Format: Hardback
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Price:  $35.00
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The essays in BETWEEN FETTERS AND FREEDOM explore a number of issues bearing on post-Civil War African American Baptists. With limited resources at their disposal, precisely what did freedom mean? Would African American Baptist organizations be recognized as legitimate by white peer organizations? What sort of internal stress would African American organizations face as they gained traction in the black community, and what sort of stress would a rapidly changing culture place on those organizations and the people who made them what they were? Through it all, preachers and lay people alike wondered how their voices would be heard above the din.