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First pure, then peaceable : Frederick Douglass reads James

Author: Margaret Aymer
Publisher: London : T & T Clark, 2008.
Series: Library of New Testament studies, no. 379.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This examination of Frederick Douglass' use of the epistle of James to support his 19th century abolitionist speeches includes an index of biblical references in all of Douglass' abolitionist speeches as collected by J.W. Blassingham.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Aymer
ISBN: 9780567033079 0567033074
OCLC Number: 181926560
Description: pages cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Silence, Darkness and an Invitation to Read; 2. Redefining "Religion": Douglass' Abolitionist Speeches and James 3:17; 3. "Friendship with the Kosmos is Enmity with God": James as "Darkness Reader"; 4. Taking "An Ell": Reading, Darkness and Resistance; 5. "Reading Darkness" and "Biblical Studies"; Appendix; Bibliography.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, no. 379.
Responsibility: Margaret Aymer.


An examination of the way in which Frederick Douglass, the nineteenth-century abolitionist, used the epistle of James, particularly Jas 3:17, in his abolitionist speeches, to "read" the "darkness" of  Read more...


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