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Published: 07 January 2014

264 Pages | 78 photos

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860029

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Faith on the Avenue

Religion on a City Street

Katie Day and Photographs by Edd Conboy

  • Based on five years of in-depth research, including interviews and demographic analysis
  • Draws on Germantown Avenue's rich history, from the earliest settlements of Swedish, Dutch and German immigrants to the Revolutionary War, the Yellow Fever Epidemic, the Underground Railroad, Civil Rights Movement and the beginnings of many American faith traditions
  • A crucial resource for urban policymakers and leaders of urban congregations
  • Includes more than 70 photographs