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Visions Of A Better World

Pub Date : 2011-08-30 | Author : Quinton Dixie | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807000465
ISBN 13 : 0807000469

In 1935, at the height of his powers, Howard Thurman, one of the most influential African American religious thinkers of the twentieth century, took a pivotal trip to India that wo..

This Far By Faith

Pub Date : 2003-12-23 | Author : Juan Williams | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780060934248
ISBN 13 : 0060934247

A companion to the PBS series, This Far by Faith isthe story of how religious faith inspired the greatest social movementin American history -- the U.S. Civil Rights movement. Hail..

The Courage To Hope

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Quinton Hosford Dixie | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 0807009539
ISBN 13 : 9780807009536

A collection of essays honoring the Black church historian James Melvin Washington..

Black Church Beginnings

Pub Date : 2004-10-04 | Author : Henry H. Mitchell | Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0802827853
ISBN 13 : 9780802827852

Black Church Beginnings provides an intimate look at the struggles of African Americans to establish spiritual communities in the harsh world of slavery in the American colonies. W..

James Henry Hammond And The Old South

Pub Date : 1985-07-01 | Author : Drew Gilpin Faust | Publisher : LSU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807152485
ISBN 13 : 080715248X

From his birth in 1807 to his death in 1864 as Sherman's troops marched in triumph toward South Carolina, James Henry Hammond witnessed the rise and fall of the cotton kingdom of t..

Jesus And The Disinherited

Pub Date : 2012-01-31 | Author : Howard Thurman | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807095331
ISBN 13 : 0807095338

In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for..

Nonviolence

Pub Date : 2009-01-21 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : Modern Library

ISBN 10 : 9780307497109
ISBN 13 : 0307497100

In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rathe..