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When Baptism is Exorcism: The Early Trials of African Spiritual Culture in America

African American Christianity, Pt. I:  To the Civil War,” Laurie Maffly-Kipp, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, ©National Humanities Center, http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org

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English: "Wade in the Water." Postca...

English: “Wade in the Water.” Postcard of a river baptism in New Bern, North Carolina near the turn of the 20th century. 日本語: 黒人教会の浸礼 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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