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Building beloved communities : the life and work of Rev. Dr. Paul Smith

Author: Hildi Hendrickson
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building Beloved Communities traces the life of Rev. Dr. Paul Smith (b. 1935), an iconoclastic Black minister who has channeled his civil rights work into establishing multi-racial churches in four cities-Buffalo, NY; Atlanta, GA; St. Louis, MO; Brooklyn, NY-over a six-decade career. Following the lead of his mentor, Dr. Howard Thurman (who was also a key influence on Martin Luther King Jr.), Smith has concentrated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Paul Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hildi Hendrickson
ISBN: 9780820359618 0820359610
OCLC Number: 1197850350
Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Answering Dr. King's call --
On granny's porch --
Riding the hummingbird into the fire --
First rites --
Urban alliances --
Prophets of multiracial Christianity --
Black empowerment, Black theology, and Black power --
Undermining everything that separates --
Listening for the sound of the genuine --
Building a beloved community, 1896-2006 --
Speaking truth to power --
Legacy --
Black Lives Matter --
Sacramental moments.
Responsibility: Hildi Hendrickson.

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Traces the life of Rev Dr Paul Smith (b. 1935), an iconoclastic black minister who has channeled his civil rights work into establishing multi-racial churches in four cities - Buffalo, NY; Atlanta,  Read more...

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