By Milton C. Sernett
initially released in 1985, this extended moment variation contains new assets on girls, African missions, and the nice Migration. Milton C. Sernett presents a common advent in addition to historic context and remark for every document.
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Edwards, Paul, and James Walvin. Black Personalities in the Era of the Slave Trade. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983. Equiano, Olaudah. The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings. Edited by Vincent Carretta. New York: Penguin Books, 1995. Ilogu, Edmund. Christianity and Ibo Culture. Leiden: Brill, 1974. Parrinder, Edward Geoffrey. West African Religion: A Study of the Beliefs and Practices of Akan, Ewe, Yoruba, lbo, and Kindred Peoples. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1970. -19- BRYAN EDWARDS African Religions in Colonial Jamaica Evidence of the cultural tenacity of religious Africanisms was much stronger in the slave cultures of the Caribbean and South America than on the plantations of the American South.
Sloane and Barham, who practised physic in Jamaica in the last century, have mentioned particular instances of it. The secret and insidious manner, in which this crime is generally perpetrated, makes the legal proof of it extremely difficult. Suspicions therefore have been frequent, but detections rare: these murderers have sometimes been brought to justice, but it is reasonable to believe that a far greater number have escaped with impunity. In regard to the other and more common arts of Obi, such as hanging up feathers, bottles, egg-shells, &c.
Dissenting families 7, if so many, I SOURCE: The Carolina Chronicle of Dr. au, 1706-1717. Edited by Frank W. Klingberg. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1956. Pp. 60-61, 69-70,76-77,124-25,128-30, and 136-37. Francis Ie Jau find but 4 very strict. Baptised this half year past a Marryed Woman and 17 Children. Actual Communicants in all about 50: Constant Communicants every two Months near 30, among whom are two Negroes. Since I came I baptised in all 2 Adults & 47 Children. Our Congregation is generally of about 100 Persons, sometimes more, several that were inclinable to some of the dissenting partys shew themselves pritty constant among us, and I do what possible to edify them and give them satisfaction in their doubts.
African American Religious History: A Documentary Witness by Milton C. Sernett