Faithful bodies : performing religion and race in the Puritan Atlantic /

"In the seventeenth-century English Atlantic, religious beliefs and practices played a central role in creating racial identity. English Protestantism provided a vocabulary and structure to describe and maintain boundaries between insider and outsider. In this path-breaking study, Heather Miyan...

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Main Author: Kopelson, Heather Miyano.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Series:Early American places
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Defining
  • "One Indian and a Negroe, the first thes Islands ever had"
  • "Joyne interchangeably in a laborious bodily service"
  • "Ye are of one Body and members one of another"
  • Part II. Performing
  • "Extravasat Blood"
  • "Makinge a tumult in the congregation"
  • "Those bloody people who did use most horrible crueltie"
  • "To bee among the praying Indians"
  • "In consideration for his raising her in the Christian faith"
  • Part III. Disciplining
  • "Abominable mixture and spurious issue"
  • "Sensured to be whipped uppon a Lecture daie"
  • "If any white woman shall have a child by any Negroe or other slave"
  • Epilogue.