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Father Divine and the struggle for racial equality

by Robert Weisbrot

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Father Divine,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights,
    • Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Weisbrot.
      SeriesBlacks in the New World
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX7350.A4 W44 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination241 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3483214M
      ISBN 100252009738
      LC Control Number82002644

        The book is about the struggle to accept one’s sexuality. James Baldwin faced a similar struggle. His former religion condemned homosexuality, as did most of : VOA Learning English. The Struggle for Black Equality Homework Help Questions. Please analyze The Struggle for Black Equality by Harvard Sitkoff. This is a study.

      Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality by Robert Weisbrot Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality by Robert Weisbrot (pp. ) Review by: Hans A. Baer.   Federal Records and African American History (Summer , Vol. 29, No. 2) By Geraldine N. Phillips The struggle for racial equality in the United States of America in the s extended across the nation and was waged from segregated lunch counters to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. It had an impact on every aspect of American life, including the federal.

        Members of Father Divine's Peace Mission Movement, who still mainly live communally, would be surprised to hear that the communal aspects of their movement ended two years before the founder's death (79). Glitches like those seem inevitable in a book of this scope and type, but uncomfortably many are present. Racial equality still a struggle. The theme throughout her talk was “If there is no struggle, there is no progress,” a quote from Frederick Douglass, who was delivering a West India.


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Father Divine and the struggle for racial equality. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Weisbrot, Robert. Father Divine and the struggle for racial equality. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Father Divine.; Father Divine.; Father Divine.

Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Blacks in the New World) [Weisbrot, Robert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Father Divine Father Divine and the struggle for racial equality book the Struggle for Racial Equality (Blacks in the New World)Cited by: Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality, Robert Weisbrot, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ISBN ; Father Divine, Holy Husband, Sara Harris, Garden City, N.

Y.: Doubleday, ; God, Harlem U.S.A: the Father Divine Story, Jill Watts, Los Angeles: University of California Press, ISBN Born: c.Hutchinson Island, Georgia or Rockville. Book Overview Examines the life and career of the black religious leader who founded the Peace Mission Movement, which worked to end poverty, racial discrimination, and war, and which did much to provide for the poor during the Depression.

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Find Father Divine and The Struggle For Racial Equality by Weisbrot, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Robert Weisbrot's Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Urbana, Ill., ) focuses on Divine's vanguard activism for racial justice; the volume contains an annotated listing of primary and secondary sources for further study (pp.

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Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Series Title: Blacks in the New World. Other Titles: Father Divine and the struggle for racial equality: Responsibility: Robert Weisbrot. Weisbrot (the longer Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality, ) paints an admiring portrait of a flashy, savvy, incorruptible preacher and social activist whose personal integrity and confrontational but nonviolent style won many friends and quiet : Robert Weisbrot.

In an invaluable, fast-paced chronicle that throws three decades of civil rights struggles into sharp perspective, Weisbrot (Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality) argues that the.

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Father Divine (c. – Septem ), also known as Reverend M. Divine, was an African American spiritual leader from about until his death. His full self-given name was Reverend Major Jealous Divine, and he was also known as "the Messenger" early in his founded the International Peace Mission movement, formulated its doctrine, and oversaw its growth from a small and Born: c.

Hutchinson Island, Georgia or Rockville. Likewise, Father Divine promoted gender equality, and women assumed a variety of traditionally male jobs. Under Father Divine’s leadership, the Peace Mission was politically active and publically advocated for equality and desegregation, as well as anti-lynching laws and further government involvement during the Great Depression.

Father. That early common assessment has been overshadowed in the last two decades by a new school of thought, contained most prominently in Robert Weisbrot's Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality and Jill Watts's God, Harlem U.S.A., (4) that slices through the morass of racism and anticult prejudice to conclude that Father Divine created.

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flag Like see review. Gavin Hughes rated it it was amazing Anthony Roberts rated it liked it Jasna rated /5. Bibliography. God Comes to America: Father Divine and the Peace Mission Movement, Kenneth E. Burnham, Boston: Lambeth Press, ISBN ; Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality, Robert Weisbrot, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ISBN ; God, Harlem U.S.A: the Father Divine story, Jill Watts, Los Angeles: University of California Press, ISBN 0 Classification: Utopian/Social change church movement.

On Jin the wake of Governor George Wallace’s stand against integration at the University of Alabama, President John F. Kennedy reported to the American people on the state of civil rights in the called on Congress to pass legislation dismantling the system of segregation and encouraged lawmakers to make a commitment "to the proposition that race has no place in.

''Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality,'' by Dr. Robert Weisbrot (University of Illinois Press, BoxStation A, Champaign, Ill. ; $), is not only perceptive, sensitive. Race in America is a multidisciplinary analysis of race and injustice by some of the nation's foremost scholar-activists who helped shape the course of the struggle for civil rights during the recent past.

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Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality, by Harry Silcox PDF Michael Kammen. Three noteworthy book‐length studies of Father Divine and the Peace Mission are Burnham ( Burnham Kenneth E God Comes To America: Father Divine and the Peace Mission Movement Boston, Mass.: Lambeth Press ), Weisbrot ( Weisbrot Robert Father Divine and the Struggle for Racial Equality Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press.The Black Consciousness Movement And The Struggle For Racial Equality Words | 7 Pages.

segregation and institutionalised racial discrimination of the blacks or “bantu’s” by white supremacy caused rising and consistent opposition in the form of various groups.