Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920
Author: Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Righteous Discontent: The Women's Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920

Focusing on the National Baptist Convention, the largest religious movement among black Americans, Higginbotham shows readers how women were largely responsible for making the church a force for self-help, also revealing the challenges of black women to patriarchal theology. At once tough-minded and engaging, this book is central to an ...

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