First Impressions #97: Emily Suzanne Clark on Afro-Creole Spiritualism in New Orleans

David M. Krueger November 14, 2016 0

 

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Emily Suzanne Clark, A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans, University of North Carolina Press, 2016, 280 pages, $34.95.

Messages from the spirit world offered an Afro-Creole community in New Orleans a forum for political activism inspired by republican ideals. Dave Krueger speaks with Emily Suzanne Clark about her book, A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2016.

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