Faith Mission Baptist Church (Harlem)


Ramshackle brick, Faith Mission Baptist Church is on W. 117th Street in Harlem between Adam Clayton Powell and Malcom X Blvds. The white crucifix signage is ubiquitous markers for Baptist churches in the city. Bright things, they call attention to the presence of the sanctuary inside a building that would otherwise call no notice to itself.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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