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Wrestlin' Jacob: A Portrait of Religion in Antebellum Georgia and the Carolina Low Countryby Clarke, Erskine
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Issue: Summer 2000
This reprint of Erskine Clarke's 1979 book about the complex interaction of politics, evangelism, and race in the prewar South concludes that proselytization by white preachers of slaves unwittingly encouraged the postwar emergence of black churches.