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Crummell, Alexander 1819-1898

Overview
Works: 110 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 7,681 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Church history  History  Sources  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Poetry 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.5, 973.0496073
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Africa and America; addresses and discourses by Alexander Crummell( Book )

24 editions published between 1891 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of Africa; being addresses, sermons, etc., etc., delivered in the Republic of Liberia by Alexander Crummell( Book )

31 editions published between 1862 and 1969 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destiny and race : selected writings, 1840-1898 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilization and Black progress : selected writings of Alexander Crummell on the South by Alexander Crummell( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As this collection makes clear, Crummell's writings speak in the elegant and scholarly voice of a transitional figure who bridged two radically different worlds separated by the bloodshed and upheaval of the Civil War
The relations and duties of free colored men in America to Africa. A letter to Charles B. Dunbar by Alexander Crummell( Book )

19 editions published between 1861 and 1975 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation, and founded the Negro Academy. He addresses freed black Americans from Liberia. He does not favor a "return to Africa" movement, popular as it may be, but rather says African Americans should take up the challenges of Africa -- trade, commerce, and evangelization -- for which they are well-suited because of their African heritage and ties. He cites Liberia as an example of such an endeavor
Speech of Rev. Alexander Crummell at the colonization anniversary, New York, May 9, 1861 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

6 editions published between 1861 and 1970 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language in Liberia; the annual address before the Citizens of Maryland County, Cape Palmas, Liberia-July 26, 1860 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

9 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black woman of the south : her neglects and her needs by Alexander Crummell( Book )

8 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879-1898, spoke out for black liberation, and founded the Negro Academy. This speech focuses on the status of African American women in slavery, which Crummell says was worse than for men because women were more isolated. To improve the lot of black women within the present generation, Crummell proposes that "sisterhoods" be sent into the rural South to train and teach black women and that industrial schools be established for them in the South as well
The man: the hero: the Christian! A eulogy on the life and character of Thomas Clarkson: delivered in the city of New-York; Dec. 1846 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

10 editions published between 1847 and 1849 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatness of Christ : and other sermons by Alexander Crummell( Book )

8 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duty of a rising Christian state to contribute to the world's well-being and civilization, and the means by which it may perform the same by Alexander Crummell( Book )

6 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defence of the Negro race in America from the assaults and charges of Rev. J.L. Tucker, D.D., of Jackson, Miss., in his paper before the "Church congress" of 1882, on "The relations of the church to the colored race." Prepared and pub. at request of the colored clergy of the Prot. Epis. church by Alexander Crummell( Book )

8 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. Crummell gives here broad defense of the African American in the South 15 years after emancipation in response to criticism of southern blacks by J.L. Tucker, himself an African American. Crummell notes progress in numbers, property, education, and religion by blacks in the South, giving statistics on African American education as of 1880 and also on church membership. Also included is a discussion of the economic achievements of southern blacks since emancipation
Civilization the primal need of the race, the inaugural address ; The attitude of the American mind toward the Negro intellect, first annual address by Alexander Crummell( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilization the primal need of the race : the inaugural address, March 5, 1897 : and the attitude of the American mind toward the Negro intellect, first annual address by Alexander Crummell( Book )

4 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The race problem in America by Alexander Crummell( Book )

4 editions published between 1889 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. He discusses the race problem in America and its possible resolution, and says the answer lies in the full and equal participation of all, especially African Americans, in American democratic life
Charitable institutions in colored churches by Alexander Crummell( Book )

4 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. He calls for charitable insititutions to be established by African American churches to care for widows, the poor, orphans, etc., at a time when none exist -- a glaring shortcoming, Crummell says, of African American churches. He cites Washington, D.C., as an example of a city full of African American churches without any charitable institutions
Sermons nos. 1-412 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works of Alexander Crummell by Alexander Crummell( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marriage and divorce : a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday, March 23, 1881 by Alexander Crummell( Book )

3 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. Here he examines the marriage covenant as revealed in Scripture and, therefore, in God's Law. He discusses and justifies the unequal relationship between the sexes in marriage and divorce contracts (men are dominent and only men can initiate divorce proceedings)
 
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Civilization and Black progress : selected writings of Alexander Crummell on the South
Alternative Names
Alexander Crummell African-American Episcopal saint

Alexander Crummell Missionar in Afrika

Crummell, Alex 1819-1898

Crummell, Alex. (Alexander), 1819-1898

Languages
English (216)

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Civilization and Black progress : selected writings of Alexander Crummell on the SouthCreative conflict in African American thought : Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus GarveyAlexander Crummell : pioneer in nineteenth-century Pan-African thought