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The Black Muslims in America / Edition 3

The Black Muslims in America / Edition 3

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This new edition of Lincoln's classic study details the formation and development of the Black Muslim movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, focusing especially on Louis Farrakhan's movement as the true successor to the original Nation of Islam founded by Elijah Muhammad.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802807038
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Publication date: 03/19/1994
Edition description: REV
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Third Editionxiv
Preface to the Third Editionxx
1.The Verdict Is "Guilty" - The Sentence Is "Death"1
The End of the Second-Class Ride5
The Stranger in Detroit11
Economic and Political Power18
The Believers ...20
... and Why They Become Believers26
2.The Dynamics of Black Nationalism32
Bitter Soil and Bitter Fruits33
Group Consciousness33
Black Nationalism, U.S.A.39
Stereotype and Identity39
Black Nationalism41
Black Nationalism and Social Class44
3.Black Nationalism: The Minor Leagues47
Religious Nationalism: The Moorish Science Temples48
Political Nationalism: The Garvey Movement52
Preparing the Way for Allah61
4.The Faith and the Future63
Doctrines and Mythology64
The Plight of the So-Called Negroes64
The Coming of Allah68
The Original Man71
The White Race and Christianity72
Muslim Morality76
The Goals of the Movement79
The United Front of Black Men79
Racial Separation83
Economic Separation85
Some Good Earth90
5.Reaching for the Masses94
The Nature of a Mass Movement95
The Importance of Mass Membership95
The True Believer96
Leadership in the Mass Movement97
The Instruments of Unification99
The Black Muslims as a Mass Movement102
Reaching for the Masses102
Lures for the True Believer104
Visit to a Mosque110
Schools and the Center119
Intibah, Hah!122
Mr. Muhammad Speaks124
6.Tensions with the Outside World130
The Black Community131
Individual Black Leadership131
The Black Press136
Institutional Black Leadership140
The Black Churches151
The Black Rank and File154
The Jewish Community159
Orthodox Islam in America166
White America169
7.Tensions inside the Movement177
The Concentration of Power179
The Long Road from Sandersville179
Malcolm X: First Plenipotentiary187
Near the Center193
Trouble on the Horizon196
The Fruit of Islam199
The Search for Respectability204
Violence and the Christian Tradition204
The Race Issue207
8.This Side of Orthodoxy210
A Legitimate Religion?214
A Moslem Sect?220
The Political Implications224
9.The Spectrum of Black Protest228
The Persistent Problem228
The Erosion of Faith, the Desiccation of Hope229
Group Identification: The Corporate Response230
Separatist Organizations235
The Black Church235
Black Fraternal Organizations238
The Black Party241
Integrative Organizations242
The Naacp243
The Urban League245
Antisegregation Organizations247
The Black Muslim Movement248
The Deeper Cause251
Postscript: Change and Continuity, Reformation and Reconstruction254
Islam Comes to America254
The Black Muslims256
Malcolm X258
The Wallace Reformation263
The Reconstruction of the Nation266
Enter Farrakhan267
Selected Bibliography277

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