The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel.

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Dorrien, Gary. The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018, pp. 672, 12 b/w illus., ISBN: 9780300230598.

In this book, the author describes the early history of the Black social gospel (a gospel that emerged from the trauma of Reconstruction to ask what a "new abolition" would require in American society which became an important tradition of religious thought and resistance, helping to create an alternative public sphere of excluded voices and providing the...

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