Black Religious Intellecturals: The Fight for Equality from Jim Crow to the 21st Century / Edition 1

Black Religious Intellecturals: The Fight for Equality from Jim Crow to the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Clarence Taylor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415933277

ISBN-13: 9780415933278

Pub. Date: 09/30/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Professor Clarence Taylor sheds some much-needed light on the rich intellectual and political tradition that lies in the black religious community. From the Pentecostalism of Bishop Smallwood Williams and the flamboyant leadership of the Reverend Al Sharpton, to the radical Presbyterianism of Milton Arthur Galamison and the controversial and mass-mobilization by

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Professor Clarence Taylor sheds some much-needed light on the rich intellectual and political tradition that lies in the black religious community. From the Pentecostalism of Bishop Smallwood Williams and the flamboyant leadership of the Reverend Al Sharpton, to the radical Presbyterianism of Milton Arthur Galamison and the controversial and mass-mobilization by Minister Louis Farrakhan, black religious leaders have figured prominently in the struggle for social equality in America.

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ISBN-13:
9780415933278
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/2002
Series:
Crosscurrents in African American History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction Black Intellectuals: A More Inclusive Perspective

Chapter 1. Sticking to the Ship: Manhood, Fraternity, and the Religious World View of A. Philip Randolph

Chapter 2. Expanding the Boundaries of Politics: The Various Voices of the Black Religious Community of Brooklyn, New York Before and During the Cold War

Chapter 3. The Pentecostal Preacher as Public Intellectual and Activist: The Extraordinary Leadership of Bishop Smallwood Williams

Chapter 4. The Reverend John Culmer and The Politics of Black Representation in Miami, Florida

Chapter 5. The Reverend Theodore Gibson and the Significance of Cold War Liberalism in the Fight for Citizenship

Chapter 6. "A Natural Born Leader": The Politics of the Rev. Al Sharpton

Chapter 7. The Evolving Spiritual and Political Leadership of Louis Farrakhan: From Allah's Masculine Warrior to Ecumenical Sage

Chapter 8. Ella Baker, Pauli Murray, and The Challenge to Male Patriarchy

Notes
Bibliography

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