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Walking integrity : Benjamin Elijah Mays, mentor to Martin Luther King Jr.

Author: Lawrence Edward Carter
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1998.
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Mays, president of Morehouse College for over 25 years, "inspired generations of students to strive for moral and academic excellence and to work for racial justice in America." Mays was born in Ninety Six, South Carolina.--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Walking integrity.
Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607096296
Named Person: Benjamin E Mays; Benjamin E Mays
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Edward Carter
ISBN: 0865546045 9780865546042
OCLC Number: 39532668
Notes: "Book first appeared in 1994 as a festschrift to celebrate the centennial of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays's birth ... published by Scholars Press in alimited hardback edition"--Preface.
Description: xv, 428 pages, [9] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The life of Benjamin Elijah Mays / Lawrence Edward Carter Sr. --
Born to rebel / Orville Vernon Burton --
"Emancipating myself": Mays the debater / Robert James Branham --
Mays's academic formation, 1917-1936 / Randal M. Jelks --
The Howard years / Miles Mark Fisher IV --
Mays, King, and The Negro's God / Thomas Mikelson --
Mays's spiritual rebellion / Illya E. Davis --
Mays as mentor to King / Freddie C. Colston --
Mays's educational philosophy / Barbara Sue K. Lewinson --
"Of one blood": Mays and the theology of race relations / Mark L. Chapman --
Mays and racial justice / Verner Randolph Matthews --
Mays's commencement addresses / Doris Levy Gavins --
Mays and the kingdom not of this world / Samuel DuBois Cook --
The last of the great schoolmasters / Lerone Bennett Jr. --
Seeds of revolution: Mays in Morehouse chapel / Noel E. Burtenshaw --
Educational leaders past and present / Charles V. Willie --
Mays's leadership at Morehouse College / Dereck Joseph Rovaris --
The quest for students: reshaping African-American ministry / Charles Shelby Rooks --
Black male role model of the century: a funeral tribute to Dr. Benjamin E. Mays / Hugh M. Gloster --
A partial bibliography of the writings of Benjamin E. Mays.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence Edward Carter, Sr.

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A collection of essays about prominent African-American Benjamin E. Mays, a clergyperson, educator, ecumenist, counselor, civil rights activist, and author. As president of Atlanta's Morehouse  Read more...

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