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Breaking Barriers

An African-American Family and the Methodist Story
  • By Angella Current
$15.29
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Just as Roots told the story of the African-American experience in the United States, Breaking the Barriers illustrates the experience of African Americans within United Methodism, and the important roles that faith, the church, and family played in molding the character and work of numerous individuals throughout the denomination.

On July 19, 1984, Leontine Current Kelly was elected bishop of The United Methodist Church, making her the first African-American woman to become a bishop within a major American religious denomination. Breaking the Barriers recounts the story of her journey and that historic achievement

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780687070367
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780687070367
    • UMPH: 070368
    • ISBN 10: 0687070368
    • Publication Date: 02/01/2001
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Angella Current
    • Page Count: 133
    • Width: 5.56 inches
    • Height: 0.43 inches
    • Length: 8.52 inches
    • Weight: 0.47 pounds
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