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Bishop Cheshire and Black Participation in the Episcopal Church: The Limitations of Religious Paternalism


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This article examines the manifestation of the late 19th and early 20th century resurgence of racism and polarization of society as seen within the Protestant Episcopal Church via Bishop Joseph Blount Cheshire Jr.'s active participation in the debate on the role of African Americans within Episcopal hierarchy.
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