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The Elusive DreamThe Power of Race in Interracial Churches$
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Korie L. Edwards

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195314243

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.001.0001

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 Why Do They Come?

 Why Do They Come?

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The Elusive Dream

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This chapter addresses why people attend an interracial church by exploring their past interracial and religious experiences as well as those qualities and practices they appreciate most about attending an interracial church. The chapter gives an understanding of how past experiences and religious preferences influence people's reasons for attending interracial churches.

Keywords:   Black Church, church attendance, interracial church, race, racial diversity, racial experience, religion, religious diversity, religious experience, religious preferences

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