Faith and struggle in the lives of four African Americans : Ethel Waters, Mary Lou Williams, Eldridge Cleaver and Muhammad Ali (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Faith and struggle in the lives of four African Americans : Ethel Waters, Mary Lou Williams, Eldridge Cleaver and Muhammad Ali

Author: Randal Maurice Jelks
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
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Named Person: Ethel Waters; Mary Lou Williams; Muhammad Ali; Eldridge Cleaver; Muhammad Ali; Eldridge Cleaver; Ethel Waters; Mary Lou Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randal Maurice Jelks
ISBN: 9781350074620 1350074624
OCLC Number: 1083671813
Description: ix, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. "We have been believers" : towards an inner history of African Americans --
I sing because i am free : Ethel Waters --
"Jazz is her religion" : Mary Lou Williams --
"I am free to be what i want to be" : Muhammad Ali --
A religious conversion, more or less : Eldridge Cleaver --
Conclusion: We have been believers in a new Jerusalem.
Responsibility: Randal Maurice Jelks.

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[Faith and Struggle in the Lives of Four African Americans] offers a fascinating look into the religious lives of four individuals, and Jelks also weaves his own religious narrative in and out of the Read more...

 
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