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Guess Who's Coming to Church

AuthorWilliam Stell
Title of item
Guess Who's Coming to Church
Subtitle of item
The Chicago Defender, the Federal Council of Churches, and Rethinking Shared Faith in Interracial Religious Practice
Parent publication   Church History
Publisher of this ed.
Cambridge University Press
Date of this edition 2023-12
Permission Creative Commons Non-commercial (see
Posted 2024-02-06 by Arjen Bolhuis
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Exploring "Go-to-a-White-Church Sunday" initiated by Robert S. Abbott (1922) and "Race Relations Sunday" (1923), calling for critical analysis of assumed shared faith in interracial practice.
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Tags African Americans; Chicago Defender (newspaper); Christianity; Interfaith dialogue; Race (general); Race amity; Robert S. Abbott
Locations Chicago; United States (documents)
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