Nation of IslamAn American Millenarian Movement

Author: Lee, Martha
Year:1989
Pages:163
ISBN:0-88946-853-2
978-0-88946-853-5
Price:159.95
An examination of the history and doctrine of the Nation of Islam in terms of black millenarianism: belief in an imminent, this-worldly, total salvation in which the white world and its oppressive political institutions would fall, after which the black millennium would rise from their ashes.

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". . . absorbing and clearly written . . . a timely and convincing account that sheds light on an important era in the history of African-American religion." - Religious Studies Review