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Author Jelks, Randal Maurice, 1956-

Title Benjamin Elijah Mays, schoolmaster of the movement : a biography / Randal Maurice Jelks.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    92 MAYS,B JEL    Available
Description xv, 327 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : I have been a Baptist all my life -- My earliest memory was a mob -- I set out to learn how the sixty-six books of the Bible were produced -- In search of a call -- The Negro's God -- The most neglected area in Negro education -- Schoolmaster of the movement -- Seeking to be Christian in race relations -- I have only just a minute -- This is not a short war, this is a long war -- Epilogue : Lord, the people have driven me on.
Subject Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 -- Political and social views.
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) -- Presidents -- Biography.
African American educators -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Christian education -- United States -- Philosophy.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Sociology, Biblical.
ISBN 9780807835364 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835366 (cloth : alk. paper)

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