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development of the idea of God in contemporary Negro literature

Benjamin E. Mays

development of the idea of God in contemporary Negro literature

by Benjamin E. Mays

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Published in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans in literature.,
  • African Americans -- Religion.,
  • Religion in literature.,
  • God in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGod in contemporary Negro literature.
    Statementby Benjamin E. Mays.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 M28 1935
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6390393M
    LC Control Number39020589
    OCLC/WorldCa10423533

    In any study of the development of Afro-American culture, the period of the ’s known as the Harlem or Negro Renaissance is pivotal. It was a time when black and white Americans alike “discovered” the vibrancy and uniqueness of black art, music, and especially, literature.   "The negro a beast"; or, "In the image of God"; the reasoner of the age, the revelator of the century! The Bible as it is! The negro and his relation to the human family! Pages:

      The notorious The Gospel According to Peanuts is secondary literature drawing out Christian themes in one of the 20th century's most significant original creations. Leland Ryken's The Christian Imagination might provide some s in the Classics by the same author would almost certainly contain at least some helpful hints, but it wouldn't be limited to the time period in question. THE HISTORY OF THE NEGRO CHURCH. BY CARTER G. WOODSON, Ph.D. Editor of the Journal of Negro History, author of A Century of Negro Migration, and of the Education of the Negro Prior to SECOND EDITION. THE ASSOCIATED PUBLISHERS WASHINGTON, D. C.

    Prose, drama, and poetry. Through the slave narrative, African Americans entered the world of prose and dramatic William Wells Brown, an internationally known fugitive slave narrator, authored the first black American novel, Clotel; or, The President’s tells the tragic story of the beautiful light-skinned African American daughter of Thomas Jefferson and his. Négritude, in my eyes, is not a philosophy. Négritude is not a metaphysics. Négritude is not a pretentious conception of the universe. It is a way of living history within history: the history of a community whose experience appears to be unique, with its deportation of populations, its transfer of people from one continent to another.


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It is a matter which has a direct bearing on the most vital of American problems. my original idea for this book underwent a change in the. Inthe School of Religion conferred a PhD on Benjamin E. Mays, whose thesis, “The Idea of God in Contemporary Negro Literature,” was one of the first dissertations outside the field of sociology to focus specifically on African American studies.

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