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Author Robinson, Edward J., 1967-

Title The fight is on in Texas : a history of African American Churches of Christ in the Lone Star State, 1865-2000 / Edward J. Robinson.

Imprint Abilene, Tex. : Abilene Christian University Press, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index.
Contents Prologue: the fight is on in Texas -- pt. 1. From Disciples of Christ to Churches of Christ. The mother church: the Antioch Church of Christ in Midway, Texas -- "Texas is a hard field": forgotten trailblazers in African American Churches of Christ -- "A natural born killer": K.C. Thomas and the rise of African American Churches of Christ in Dallas -- pt. 2. The legacy of Marshall Keeble in Texas. The Keeble invasion: Marshall Keeble's evangelistic endeavors in the Lone Star State -- "Nothing can overcome the word of God": Luke Miller and the rise of African American Churches of Christ in East Texas -- Out on the firing line: L.H. Alexander, F.A. Livingston, and the rise of African American Churches of Christ in west Texas -- pt. 3. The legacy of G.P. Bowser in Texas. Standing on apostolic ground: G.P. Bowser, the Christian echo, and the division between African American Churches of Christ and Disciples of Christ in Texas -- "A fighter from the heart": J.S. Winston and the quest for leadeship in African American Churches of Christ in Texas -- "Just want to be the white man's brother": R.N. Hogan and the race problem in Churches of Christ -- pt. 4. The education of black Disciples of Christ and black Churches of Christ in Texas. The Booker T. Washington of Texas: J.N. Ervin and the Jarvis Christian Institute experience -- "A young Moses arose": Jack Evans and the legacy of Southwestern Christian College -- "Hard-fighting soldiers": African American Churches of Christ in Texas in the twenty-first century.
Note Print version record.
Subject Keeble, Marshall, 1878-1968.
Keeble, Marshall, 1878-1968. (OCoLC)fst00438957
Churches of Christ -- Texas -- History.
Churches of Christ -- Biography.
African Americans -- Religion.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Baptist.
African Americans -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00799689
Churches of Christ. (OCoLC)fst00861154
Texas. (OCoLC)fst01210336
RELIGION / Christianity / Denominations
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Robinson, Edward J. Fight is on in Texas : A History of African American Churches of Christ in the Lone Star State, 1865-2000. Abilene : A C U Press, 2014 9780891125334
ISBN 9780891128625 (electronic bk.)
089112862X (electronic bk.)
9780891125327 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0891125329 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780891125334 (paper)
0891125337 (paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000056597923

 
    
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