The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 83, July 1979 - April, 1980 Page: 80
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
"Religious Affiliation and Homicide: Historical Results from the
Rural South," by Ira M. Wasserman, Journal for the Scientific Study of
Religion (Dec., 1978). Considers relationship of Protestant and Catholic
affiliation to homicide statistics for 1920.
"Mysticism and the Afro-American Religious Experience," by Sr.
Venita M. Baham, Journal of Religious Thought (Spring-Summer,
1978). Studies black conversion to Christianity in the light of African
"The Bible Belt: A Problem in Regional Definition," by Charles A.
Heatwole, Journal of Geography (Feb., 1978). Reviews past and present
uses of the term, and attempts a "rational application."
"The American Folk Church in Northeast Arkansas," by William
Clements, Journal of the Folklore Institute (May-Aug., 1978). Enu-
merates characteristics of "folk Protestantism."
SOCIAL AND INTELLECTUAL HISTORY
"The Philosophes and Black Slavery: 1748-1765," by Claudine Hunt-
ing, Journal of the History of Ideas (July-Sept., 1978). Reasserts impor-
tance of the philosophe attack on slavery.
"The Debate Over Race Revisited: An Empirical Investigation," by
Leonard Liebernam and Larry T. Reynolds, Phylon (Dec., 1978). Sug-
gests relationship between an anthropologist's social background and his
support or disavowal of the existence of "races."
"D. W. Griffith's Racial Portraiture," by Jack Temple Kirby, Phylon
(June, 1978). Explores early twentieth-century handling of racial and
ethnic themes on film.
"Black Attitudes Toward Transracial Adoption," by Rita J. Simon,
Phylon (June, 1978). Includes response to a hypothetical financial in-
"Black Reparations: A Study in Gray," by Robert V. Andelson, Per-
sonalist (Apr., 1978). Approaches problem of reparations from the stand-
point of philosophy.
"Black Folk Entertainments and the Evolution of American Min-
strelsy," by Richard Orton, Negro History Bulletin (Sept.-Oct., 1978).
Finds significant borrowing from black culture.
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