The Black Church Movement in Britain in its transatlantic cultural and theological interaction with special reference to the Pentecostal Oneness (Apostolic) and Sabbatarian Movements
, and to Neill Wigley, Birmingham, for some excellent pictures. Last but certainly not least my deepest gratitude to Use Browne who typed the manuscript, never lost patience with constant alterations, endured the pressure of many years , and did not even despair in the final editing stages. Since simultaneously she had to provide the top copy for publication with the Verlag Peter Lang, I consider that she deserves a commendation. XIV Finally, as I always worked full-time beside this project (except for the research trip in 1973), there are many friends and colleagues who suffered from my withdrawal into the four walls of a research collection. My thankfulness to those who understood, members of the Oxford German Church who were appreciative from the perspective of racially persecuted people, and those of the Christus Immanuel Church and Ecumenical Centre Frankfurt who eventually decided to set me free for completing the last sections - against the disinterest of the surrounding German environment. My colleague Alexander Kaestner has borne this situation with admirable patience - I hope, for the greater honour of God. German friends , young and old, Catholic and Protestant, such as Tonie Schafer, Gerda Otto and Gundula Schmidt, have supported me spiritually and practically. For any defects in the manuscript, I take sole responsibility. Black Christian experience proclaims that God works through people, and also through their mistakes, as the Spirit works through our incomplete human spirit in order to bring justice, love and healing into a cruel world. Roswith Gerloff Written...
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