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Luker, Ralph E.

Overview
Works: 20 works in 75 publications in 1 language and 6,107 library holdings
Genres: History  Archives  Biography  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 323.092
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Most widely held works about Ralph E Luker
 
Most widely held works by Ralph E Luker
The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than two decades after his death, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ideas - his call for racial equality, his faith in the ultimate triumph of justice, and his insistence on the power of nonviolent struggle to bring about a major transformation of American society - are as vital and timely as ever. The wealth of his writings, both published and unpublished, that constitute his intellectual legacy are now preserved in this authoritative, chronologically arranged, multivolume edition. Faithfully transcribing the texts of his letters, speeches, sermons, student papers, and articles, this edition has no equal." "Volume II begins with King's doctoral work at Boston University and ends with his first year as pastor of the historic Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. It includes papers from his graduate courses and a fully annotated text of his dissertation. There is correspondence with people King knew in his years before graduate school and a transcription of the first known recording of a King sermon. We learn, too, of King's marriage to Coretta Scott." "Accepting the call to serve Dexter, King followed the church's tradition of socially active pastors by becoming involved in voter registration and other issues of social justice. In Montgomery he completed his doctoral work, and he and Coretta Scott began their married life." "King's early papers document the formative experiences of a man whose life and teachings have had a profound influence not only on Americans but on people of all nations."--Jacket
Black and white sat down together : the reminiscences of an NAACP founder by Mary White Ovington( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van Mary White Ovington, strijdster voor de bevrijdingsstrijd vn de Afro-Amerikanen en medeoprichtster van de National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, in de VS
The social gospel in black and white : American racial reform, 1885-1912 by Ralph E Luker( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a major revision of accepted wisdom, this book, originally published by UNC Press in 1991, demonstrates that American social Christianity played an important role in racial reform during the period between Emancipation and the civil rights movement. As organizations created by the heirs of antislavery sentimentfoundered in the mid-1890s, Ralph Luker argues, a new generation of black and white reformers--many of them representatives of American social Christianity--explored a variety of solutions to the problem of racialconflict. Some of them helped to organize the Federal Council of Churches in 1909, while others returned to abolitionist and home missionary strategies in organizing the NAACP in 1910 and the National Urban League in 1911. A half century later, such organizations formed the institutional core of America's civil rights movement. Luker also shows that the black prophets of social Christianity who espoused theological personalism created an influential tradition that eventually produced Martin Luther King Jr. -- Provided by publisher
Historical dictionary of the civil rights movement by Ralph E Luker( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical dictionary of the civil rights movement by Christopher M Richardson( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. The history of this period is covered in a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, significant legal cases, local struggles, forgotten heroes, and prominent women in the Movement. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Civil Rights Movement"--Provided by publisher
The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than two decades after his death, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ideas -- his call for racial equality, his faith in the ultimate triumph of justice, and his insistence on the power of nonviolent struggle to bring about a major transformation of American society -- are as vital and timely as ever. The wealth of his writings, both published and unpublished, that constitute his intellectual legacy are now preserved in this authoritative, chronologically arranged, multivolume edition. Faithfully transcribing the texts of his letters, speeches, sermons, student papers, and articles, this edition has no equal." "Volume II begins with King's doctoral work at Boston University and ends with his first year as pastor of the historic Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. It includes papers from his graduate courses and a fully annotated text of his dissertation. There is correspondence with people King knew in his years before graduate school and a transcription of the first known recording of a King sermon. We learn, too, of King's marriage to Coretta Scott." "Accepting the call to serve Dexter, King followed the church's tradition of socially active pastors by becoming involved in voter registration and other issues of social justice. In Montgomery he completed his doctoral work, and he and Coretta Scott began their married life." "King's early papers document the formative experiences of a man whose life and teachings have had a profound influence not only on Americans but on people of all nations."--Jacket
Called to serve : January 1929 - June 1951 by Martin Luther King( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social gospel and the failure of racial reform, 1885-1898 by Ralph E Luker( )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Martin Luther King, jr, volume 1 : called to serve, January 1929-September 1951. by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shares King's early writings
Rediscovering precious values : July 1951 - November 1955 by Martin Luther King( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garry Wills and the New Debate over the Declaration of Independence by Ralph E Luker( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Martin Luther King( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes speeches (photocopied), photographs, commemorative calendar
The social gospel : the failure of social reform, 1885-1898 by Ralph E Luker( )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr by Martin Luther King( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Social Gospel in Black and White: American Racial Reform, 1885-1912 (The Social Gospel in Black & White) by Ralph E Luker( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The papers of Martin Luther King, Jr.The papers of Martin Luther King, JrRediscovering precious values : July 1951 - November 1955
Alternative Names
Luker, Ralph

Luker, Ralph E. 1940-

Languages
English (73)

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Black and white sat down together : the reminiscences of an NAACP founderThe social gospel in black and white : American racial reform, 1885-1912Historical dictionary of the civil rights movementThe papers of Martin Luther King, JrThe papers of Martin Luther King, JrCalled to serve : January 1929 - June 1951Papers of Martin Luther King, jr, volume 1 : called to serve, January 1929-September 1951.Rediscovering precious values : July 1951 - November 1955