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Evangelism among African American Presbyterians

Marsha Snulligan Haney

Evangelism among African American Presbyterians

making plain the sacred journey

by Marsha Snulligan Haney

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Published by University Press Of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American Presbyterians,
  • African Americans -- Religion,
  • Evangelistic work,
  • Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Presbyterian Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-249) and index.

    StatementMarsha Snulligan Haney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8946.A35 H35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18632100M
    ISBN 100761837736
    ISBN 109780761837732
    LC Control Number2007924437


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While the numerical significance of self-identified African-American Presbyterians may appear small, their synergistic encounter of human identity and religious faith, historical experience in the church, and the impact of their evangelical presence provide an excellent case study for discerning the twenty-first-century challenges of : Marsha Snulligan Haney.

Evangelism among African American Presbyterians: Making Plain the Sacred Journey this book offers a sobering yet valuable perspective. By understanding the ministry of Christian evangelism as a construct that speaks of the power of divine transformation (personal and communal) and the embrace of a way of life, this work argues for a multi Author: Marsha Snulligan Haney.

In five parts, this book covers: history of African-American Evangelism - Taking the Lead in Evangelism and Discipleship - Training Laborers for Evangelism and Discipleship - Practicing Evangelism and Discipleship at Home and at College - Going into the Field.

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