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Visions of a better world : Howard Thurman's pilgrimage to India and the origins of African American nonviolence

Author: Quinton Hosford Dixie; Peter R Eisenstadt
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a detailed account of Howard Thurman's experiences while traveling in India in 1935, describes his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, who taught Thurman about nonviolent resistance, and discusses the impact of his trip on his religious philosophy and the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Howard Thurman; Howard Thurman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quinton Hosford Dixie; Peter R Eisenstadt
ISBN: 9780807000458 0807000450
OCLC Number: 683593662
Description: xxv, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Southern boy, Morehouse man, Rochester scholar --
Starting a career --
Planning the pilgrimage of friendship --
The Negro Delegation in India --
What Thurman learned from India --
Thurman's war and the creation of the Fellowship Church --
Epilogue: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jesus and the disinherited.
Responsibility: Quinton H. Dixie & Peter Eisenstadt.

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Provides a detailed account of Howard Thurman's experiences while traveling in India in 1935, describes his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, who taught Thurman about nonviolent resistance, and discusses the impact of his trip on his religious philosophy and the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.

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