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On the Side of My People : a Religious Life of Malcolm X.

Author: Decaro Louis A
Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1995.
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The mythic figure of Malcolm X conjures up a variety of images--black nationalist, extremist, civil rights leader, hero. But how often is Malcolm X understood as a religious leader, a man profoundly affected by his relationship with Allah?. During Malcolm's life and since, the press has focused on the Nation of Islam's rejection of integration, offering an extremely limited picture of its ideology and religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
A., Decaro Louis
On the Side of My People : A Religious Life of Malcolm X
New York : NYU Press, c1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Decaro Louis A
ISBN: 9780814721001 0814721001
OCLC Number: 782877911
Description: 1 online resource (392 p.)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE Prophets and Messiahs of a Black God; 1 Black Nationalist Religion before the Nation; 2 The Nation before Malcolm X; PART TWO The First Moment; PROLOGUE; 3 A Garveyite Son; 4 Early Life and Religious Training; 5 Wayward Youth; 6 Crime, Imprisonment, and Redemption; 7 Early Ministry; 8 Evangelism and Nation-Building; 9 From Harlem to the Dark World; PART THREE The Second Moment; PROLOGUE; 10 The Making of an Emissary; 11 Religious Apologist. 12 Foreshadowing Mecca--Between Cultand Orthodoxy13 Fame and Fury; 14 Banished from the Nation; 15 The Pilgrim Convert; 16 The Realities and Idealsof Witness; 17 The Final Year; 18 Religious Revolutionist; 19 Fighting in the Way of God; 20 Closing the Book; EPILOGUE Now He's Gone; Author's Note; A Note on Biographies; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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The mythic figure of Malcolm X conjures up a variety of images--black nationalist, extremist, civil rights leader, hero. But how often is Malcolm X understood as a religious leader, a man profoundly affected by his relationship with Allah?. During Malcolm's life and since, the press has focused on the Nation of Islam's rejection of integration, offering an extremely limited picture of its ideology and religious philosophy. Mainstream media have ignored the religious foundation at the heart of the Nation and failed to show it in light of other separatist religious movements. With the spirituali.

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