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Author McRoberts, Omar M. (Omar Maurice)

Title Streets of glory : church and community in a Black urban neighborhood / Omar M. McRoberts.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    277.4461 MCRO    Available
Description x, 178 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Series Morality and society series
Morality and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-173) and index.
Contents Birth of the Black religious district -- Four corners : birth of a contemporary religious district -- In the world, but not of it : particularism and exilic consciousness -- The street : clergy confront the immediate environment -- Changing the world : church based "activism" -- Who is my neighbor? Religion and institutional infrastructure in four corners -- Conclusion: Saving four corners.
Subject African American churches -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.
City churches -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.
Boston (Mass.) -- Church history.
ISBN 0226562166 (alk. paper)
0226562174 (pbk.)

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