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Rhetoric, religion and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965

Rhetoric, religion and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965

Author: Davis W Houck; David E Dixon
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2006.
Series: Studies in rhetoric and religion, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The language and lessons of both the Old and New Testaments were often brought to bear on many civil rights events and issues - from local desegregation to national policy matters. This volume  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhetoric, religion and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Davis W Houck; David E Dixon
ISBN: 9781932792546 1932792546
OCLC Number: 945476147
Description: xvi, 1002 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Emancipation Day address / Mordecai Johnson --
A cool head and a warm heart / Charles P. Bowles --
The Supreme Court decision / A. Powell Davies --
Speech to Council of Christian Relations / Frank P. Graham --
Full integration --
America's newest challenge / Mary McLeod Bethune --
The church amidst ethnic and racial tensions / Benjamin E. Mays --
The disturbing Christ / J.R. Brokhoff --
The challenge of integration / William Lloyd Imes --
Speech to Calvary Christian Church / Sarah Patton Boyle --
Speech to Covington Ministerial Association / Sarah Patton Boyle --
Abraham then, and now / William Lloyd Imes --
Toward world brotherhood / James Hudson --
Spiritual rearmament / Mary McLeod Bethune --
Address at memorial meeting for Rev. George W. Lee / Roy Wilkins --
Do we still need do-gooders? / Albert D'Orlando --
Terror reigns in Mississippi / T.R.M. Howard --
I want you to know what they did to my boy / Mamie Till-Bradley --
I'm glad I was born white / Robbins Ralph --
Feed my sheep / Sarah Patton Boyle --
One Hundred Percent Wrong Club / Branch Rickey --
Drifting is dangerous / Paul N. Carnes --
A lesson on tolerance / J.R. Brokhoff --
A cigarette for Johnnie Birchfield / Horace Mann Bond --
Where to look for victory / James Hudson --
Mississippi's challenge in this grave hour / T.R.M. Howard --
Speech to National Baptist Convention, Denver / Roy Wilkins --
Christians and desegregation / D. Perry Ginn --
The South, collectively, is a patient most ill / P.D. East --
The role of the church / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Report of the interracial leadership conference / James A. Pike --
Address / Mordecai Wyatt Johnson --
Address at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom / Adam Clayton Powell --
Address at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom / A. Philip Randolph --
A faith for difficult and critical times / Fred L. Shuttlesworth --
Address to the 48th annual NAACP convention / Channing H. Tobias --
Walk to freedom / Shad Polier --
The crucial test of Christian citizenship / Marion A. Boggs --
The meaning of Little Rock / A. Powell Davies --
Integration and public morals / Marion A. Wright. [Cont.] The ministry of reconciliation / James R. Bullock --
Life's inevitables : three things you cannot stop / J.R. Brokhoff --
Meeting of the Fair Share Organization / Fred L. Shuttlesworth --
A fresh look at race relations / Chester Bowles --
Address at the 50th anniversary of the NAACP --
The ministry of reconciliation / Colbert S. Cartwright --
Of this gospel I was made a minister / Carlos E. Martin --
Christianity and racial tensions / Edward Hughes Pruden --
To the people of Florida on race relations / LeRoy Collins --
Speech at Shaw University / James Lawson --
Segregation and the Ten Commandments / Everett Tilson --
Challenge to overcome / Benjamin E. Mays --
Students "standing up" for the American dream / Frank P. Graham --
Behaving like ordinary men / Edler Garnet Hawkins --
Witnessing / Will D. Campbell --
Speech to the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai Brith / LeRoy Collins --
This I believe / Haywood N. Hill --
Some stern words of Jesus / Colbert S. Cartwright --
Mistakes I have made in race relations / William O. Byrd --
The Christian way in race relations / Robert J. McCracken --
The untold story of the sit-ins / Duncan Howlett --
Trying to get home without Jesus / Ralph David Abernathy --
The minister as citizen / Marion A. Wright --
Who speaks for the South? / James McBride Dabbs --
Hidden persuaders in human relations / Heslip "Happy" Lee --
Call for reason / Fred L. Shuttlesworth --
Not race but grace / Robert H. Walkup --
Speech at the University of Mississippi / Robert H. Walkup --
Love disqualified / Charles L. Stanford, Jr. --
Paranoia, guilt, and atonement / Duncan M. Gray, Jr. --
The worship God wants / George A. Chauncey --
The moving finger writes in Mississippi / James McBride Dabbs --
To define our love / James McBride Dabbs --
Reflections on the death of a child / Marion King --
The Christian faith and race / J. Claude Evans --
Speech at a church and race relations conference / James A. Pike --
This is the mood and this is the time / Edler Garnet Hawkins --
Broadcast on KPFA, Los Angeles, May 28, 1963 / Wyatt Tee Walker --
The testing of our faith / J.V. Cosby Summerell --
Speech at the Flamingo Club / James Bevel --
Untitled sermon / Bruce William Klunder --
Law and order and Christian duty / Eugene Carson Blake --
On loving one's neighbor as oneself / Francis Gerald Ensley --
Late we come / Eugene Carson Blake --
Invocation / Patrick O'Boyle --
Speech at the march on Washington / John Lewis --
Who is guilty in Birmingham? / Charles Morgan Jr. --
Some important differences / George H. Woodard --
Speech at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church / Dick Gregory --
Let's face the world / Arthur E. Shelton --
Golgotha 1964 / Frank T. Wilson --
Speech at the Freedom Vote Rally / Dave Dennis --
A modern day Moses / Dave Dennis --
Speech at the Freedom Vote Rally / Aaron Henry. [Cont.] The myth, the movement / James McBride Dabbs --
The two way barrier / Duncan Howlett --
As if in a foreign country / David G. Colwell --
Division of home missions / Robert W. Spike --
Danville Christian Progressive Association / Lawrence Campbell --
Address at the Hattiesburg Freedom Day Rally / Ella Josephine Baker --
A Methodist pastor and race relations / Edward W. Harris --
Countdown on human worth / L. Wilson Kilgore --
Report from the South / Duncan Howlett --
Christian response to racial revolution / James McBride Dabbs --
Deep are the roots / Mildred Bell Johnson --
Love and race relations / Ralph David Abernathy --
The national civil rights crises / Fred L. Shuttlesworth --
Some points / Thomas Merton --
Address to the 55th annual NAACP convention / Robert W. Spike --
The long, hot summer / Albert D'Orlando --
Address at Medgar Evers memorial service / Fred L. Shuttlesworth --
Sermon at Deering Community Church / Robert W. Spike --
Funeral service for James Chaney / Dave Dennis and Edwin King --
Untitled speech / Fannie Lou Hamer --
Moral dimensions / Theodore M. Hesburgh --
Civil rights and Christian duties / Robert J. McCracken --
The misfits / Kelly Miller Smith --
Religious panel, February 20, 1965 / Civil Rights Hearings --
Jews, justice and liberalism / Charles F. Wittenstein --
Report from Alabama and Mississippi / Duncan Howlett --
In memoriam : James Reeb / Albert D'Orlando --
Eulogy at memorial service for James Reeb / Roy Wilkins --
To be a man / Robert A. Reed --
The moral stature of the civil rights movement / Duncan Howlett --
Address / Morris B. Abram --
Untitled paper read posthumously / Jonathan Daniels --
Dear friends in Christ / Daniel Berrigan --
A Christian movement in a revolutionary age / Ralph David Abernathy --
Trek toward the dawn / Kelly Miller Smith --
Some comments on race hate / Gardner C. Taylor --
Civil rights from a Christian point of view / Theodore Parker Ferris.
Series Title: Studies in rhetoric and religion, 1.
Responsibility: Davis W. Houck, David E. Dixon, editors.
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