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Overview This analysis of four Black religious leaders-Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X, Joseph Jackson, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr reviews their differences and determines whether grounds for coalitional acitivity still exist. These leaders all agreed that racism should be opposed but disagreed vigorously on the forms the opposition should take. Peter paris analyzes the various positions of these leaders and finds all their views to be necessary for any comprehensive understanding of racism.
This analysis of four Black religious leaders--Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Joseph H. Jackson, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr.--reviews their differences and determines whether grounds for coalitional activity still exists. These leaders all clearly agreed that racism should be opposed but they vigorously disagreed on the forms the opposition should take.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.54" Height: 1.04" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664251455 ISBN13 9780664251451
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A Writing Which Challenges Thoughts on Black Religious Leadership Dec 26, 2007
Peter Paris has been acknowledged in Black America Religious Community as one of the most dynamic, energizing, critical, but analytical thinkers of the 20th Century. He used his skills and scholarly approach to examine four of the most influential Black Religious Leaders during the Civil Rights era. He correctly assesses the message of each leader, and proceeds to examine them in light of their impact on a changing society. Persons who read this writing would be introduced to the background of each leader, their family heritage, and the impact of their family life, religious knowledge, and educational impact on their leadrship styles. An excellent, thorough discussion of each personality and how though diverse they were unified in their efforts for the movement.