Cynthia Taylor's A. Philip Randolph: The Religious Journey of an African PDF

By Cynthia Taylor

ISBN-10: 0814782876

ISBN-13: 9780814782873

A. Philip Randolph, founding father of the Brotherhood of drowsing vehicle Porters, was once probably the most potent black exchange unionists in the US. as soon as often called "the most threatening black guy in America," he was once a thorough journalist, a exertions chief, and a pioneer of civil rights options. His protegé Bayard Rustin famous that, "With the exception of W.E.B. Du Bois, he was once the most effective civil rights chief of the 20 th century till Martin Luther King."

Scholarship has typically portrayed Randolph as an atheist and anti-religious, his connections to African American faith both overlooked or misrepresented. Taylor locations Randolph in the context of yankee spiritual historical past and uncovers his complicated courting to African American faith. She demonstrates that Randolph’s religiosity coated a large spectrum of liberal Protestant ideals, from a non secular humanism at the left, to orthodox theological positions at the correct, by no means straying faraway from his African Methodist roots.

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