The Negro's God (Paperback)

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""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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ISBN: 9781608997770
ISBN-10: 1608997774
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication Date: October 1st, 2010
Pages: 269
Language: English