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The Negro's God

As Reflected in His Literature
  • By Benjamin E. Mays
""The ideas of God in Negro literature are developed along three principal lines: (1) Ideas of God that are used to support or give adherence to traditional, compensatory patterns; (2) Ideas, whether traditional or otherwise, that are developed and interpreted to support a growing consciousness of social and psychological adjustment needed; (3) Ideas of God that show a tendency or threat to abandon the idea of God as a 'useful instrument' in perfecting social change."" From Chapter IX, Summation Benjamin E. Mays (1894-1984) was President and Professor Emeritus of Morehouse College. He is co-author with Joseph William Nicholson of The Negro's Church.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781608997770
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781608997770
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2010
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Benjamin E. Mays
    • Page Count: 282
    • Weight: 0.75 pounds
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