Embracing Protestantism

In Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World, author John W. Catron argues that the people of color in the Atlantic world who adopted Protestant Christianity did not become African Americans but instead assumed more fluid Atlantic-African identities. “The first study to consider, on a circum-Atlantic scale, how conversion to Afro-Protestant Christianity encouraged a ‘middle path’ between exclusionist … Continue reading Embracing Protestantism