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To Save My Race from Abuse [electronic resource] : The Life of Samuel Robert Cassius / Edward J. Robinson.

Author/Creator:
Robinson, Edward J., 1967-
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2007.
Series:
Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Religion and American culture
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (226 p.)
Subjects:
African Americans -- Religion.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Restoration movement (Christianity) -- History.
African American evangelists -- Biography.
Cassius, Samuel Robert, 1853-1931.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A fascinating and important figure in black American religious history. Samuel Robert Cassius was born to a slave mother and a white father in Virginia in 1853 and became a member of the Restorationist Movement (Disciples of Christ) while a coal miner in Indiana. For the rest of his long life (he died in 1931 at age 78), Cassius was an active evangelist, prolific publicist, dedicated leader of black Disciples, and an outspoken and uncompromising opponent of racism in religion and society. An indefatigable preacher, Cassius ranged throughout the Midwest, California
Contents:
"I am what I am" : the formative years
The three emancipators : encounters in the nation's Capital
The molding of a mind : personal influences and literary sources
"Do you believe the Bible?" : Samuel Robert Cassius's use of Scripture
"The whole thing is a pious fraud" : Samuel Robert Cassius and the missionary society controversy
"No race suicide on this ranch" : race, family, and finances
"The Booker T. Washington of Oklahoma" : Samuel Robert Cassius and the Tohee Industrial School
"Tried in the fire" : life in Black Oklahoma
Mind poisoning : the racial thought of Samuel Robert Cassius
The setting of a "sun" : the legacy of Samuel Robert Cassius.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-208) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8173-8148-1
OCLC:
209191780
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