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Journal: National Review of Black Politics
National Review of Black Politics (2020) 1 (3): 374–395.
Published: 07 August 2020
... to the Civil War, the Black church became heavily influenced by the Social Gospel as African Americans experienced the collapse of Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow. As practiced in the Black community, Social Gospel adherents were obligated to uplift the race, particularly the urban poor, as a means...