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  • From Black Muslim to Bilalian: The Evolution of a Movement.
    Mamiya, Lawrence H. (1982)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 21:2: 138-152.

    Middle class Black Muslims, prospering from the movement's work ethic & morality, turned to Sunni orthodoxy (American Muslim Mission); lower class members joined the Nation of Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: American Muslim Mission; African Americans; Black Muslim; Schism; Stratification; Nation of Islam
  • Social Structure and Social Movements: The Black Muslims in the U.S.A. and the Ras-Tafarians in Jamaica.
    Watson, G. Llewellyn (1973)
    British Journal of Sociology 24:2: 188-204.

    Focuses on similarities between the 2 movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; Social movement; African Americans; Jamaica; Rastafarian, Jamaica
  • La restauration d'une identité: les "Black Muslims."
    Young, T.R., and Paul Chassy (1971)
    Cahiers internationaux de sociologie 51: 277-289.

    The Black Muslim movement gave to its members a strengthened & unspoiled identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Black Muslim; African Americans
  • Watchtower Influences on Black Muslim Eschatology.
    Maesen, William A. (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9:4: 321-326.

    Black Muslim leaders appear to have been influenced in the early 1930s by eschatological teachings of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans; Jehovah´s Witness
  • The Black Muslims and the Negro American's Quest for Communion.
    Kaplan, Howard M. (1969)
    British Journal of Sociology 20:2: 164-177.

    A communion based on hostility toward whites is the basis of the Black Muslims' attraction; the fluidity of communions explains the fluctuations of their appeal.

    Associated Search Terms: Communion (social form); Black Muslim; African Americans
  • Black Muslim and Negro Christian Family Relationships.
    Edwards, Harry (1968)
    Journal of Marriage and the Family 30:4: 604-611.

    Analyzes 14 Nation of Islam & 14 lower class African American Christian families; notes tendency of the former toward middle class values & conduct.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; Family; African Americans
  • La religion des 'Black Muslims.'
    Monteil, Vincent (1964)
    Esprit 32/332: 601-629.

    Historical overview & review of the scholarly literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans
  • The Black Muslims: From Revolution to Institution.
    Parenti, Michael J. (1964)
    Social Research 31:2: 175-194.

    Interprets Black Muslim collective self-help as a step toward cultural accommodation.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans; Accommodation
  • The Black Muslims as a Protest Movement.
    Lincoln, C. Eric (1964)
    In Arnold M. Rose (ed.) Assuring Freedom to the Free. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, pp. 220-240.

    Historical overview, beginning with the movement's 1930 origins.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Black Muslim; Social movement
  • A Contemporary Revitalization Movement in American Race Relations: The Black Muslims.
    Laue, James H. (1964)
    Social Forces 42:3: 315-323.

    Based on participant observation, primary documentary sources, media coverage, & dialogue with students & movement leaders.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Black Muslim; African Americans; Participant observation
  • Black Muslims in America: A Reinterpretation.
    Burns, W. Haywood (1963)
    Race 5:1: 26-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans
  • The Black Muslims in America.
    Lincoln, C. Eric (1961)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans
  • The Black Muslims in the United States.
    Lincoln, C. Eric (1960)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim
  • Moorish Science Temple of America.
    Fauset, Arthur H. (1957)
    In J. Milton Yinger (ed.), Religion, Society and the Individual. New York: Macmillan.

    Examines the Moorish science Temple of America; case study of a lower-class sect as a moral community under duress, to the point of almost literal brotherhood & sisterhood.

    Associated Search Terms: Moorish Science Temple of America; Black Muslim; African Americans; Stratification
  • Black Gods of the Metropolis. Negro Religious Cults in the Urban North.
    Fauset, Arthur H. (1944)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    Studies 5 African American sects in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Jews, U.S.A.; Black Muslim; Sect; Father Divine; Moorish Science Temple of America; African Americans; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • The Voodoo Cult among Negro Migrants in Detroit.
    Beynon, Erdmann Duane (1938)
    American Journal of Sociology 43: 894-907.

    Analyzes a cultist movement, an early form of the Black Muslims, in terms of race consciousness & concern over status.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; African Americans; Cult; Migrant; United States, Michigan, Detroit
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