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American Religious Leaders

by Timothy L. Hall

  • 387 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of religion,
  • Religious & spiritual leaders,
  • Religious figures,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Religious,
  • United States - General,
  • Biography,
  • Religion,
  • Religious leaders,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    American Biographies

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359577M
    ISBN 100816045348
    ISBN 109780816045341

      Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist minister and social activist who led the U.S. civil rights movement from the mids until his death in His leadership was fundamental to that movement’s success in ending the legal segregation of African Americans in the South and other parts of the United States. Biographies for Kids,Famous Leaders for Young Readers, biographies of famous people written for elementary age children, activities for Black History Month.

      His seminal work, the book Jesus and the Disinherited, would be a major influence Martin Luther King, Jr. and other black religious leaders. Benjamin Elijah Mays An ordained Baptist minister, Benjamin Elijah Mays () was a career educator, serving at various times as a Professor at South Carolina State College, Dean of the Howard Author: Clarence B. Jones. N o doubt the greatest Christian Leader of all time is Jesus of Nazareth, the Savior of the time passes we are blessed by the influence of certain other Christian leaders that leave a legacy unparalleled by any other. No matter what the denomination, most will agree that some Christian leaders have had a huge impact on our community, our nation and even our world.

      To read more about religious literacy in the U.S., see Prothero, Stephen. “Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know – And Doesn’t.” ↩ In a sense, this is to be expected, considering that Jews, Buddhists and Hindus all make up very small proportions of the U.S. population (about 2% or less each). Religious Revival in Civil War Armies by Gordon Leidner of Great American History. Southern Christian leaders, usually via their respective denominational organizations, made earnest efforts to provide the soldiers with Bibles, New Testaments, and religious tracts.


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From Booklist Part of Facts On File's American Biographies series, American Religious Leaders traces the lives of individuals who shaped the spiritual consciousness of our by: 2. The mini-biographies in this inspiring book tell the remarkable stories of the most notable African American religious leaders in America's history including such well-known leaders as Sojourner Truth, Nat Turner, Elijah Muhammad, Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse L.

Jackson, Al Sharpton, and T. by: 3. 10 Most Influential Christian Leaders Pick 5 Most Influential Books 1. Most Influential: J. Edwards, Freedom of the Will; Martin Luther, The Bondage of the Will; John Calvin, Institutes of 2. Favorite Spiritual Book: The Bondage of the Will because of its theological insight and its literary.

Religious leaders of America: a biographical guide to founders and leaders of religious bodies, churches, and spiritual groups in North America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Melton, author of the esteemed Encyclopedia of American Religions (LJ 9/1/79), here provides 1, biographical profiles of post-Civil War religious leaders.

Harold Bloom starts The American Religion with the following: Freedom, in the context of the American Religion, means being alone with God or with Jesus, the American God or the American Christ.

In social reality, this translates as solitude, at least in the inmost sense. The soul stands apart, the Real Me or self or spark, thus is made free to be utterly alone with a God who is also quite /5. American religious biography stubs‎ (3 C, P) Pages in category "American religious leaders" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

Christopher, (Velimir Kovacevich), American religious leader (born Dec. 25,Galveston, Texas—died Aug. 18,Chicago, Ill.), became the first U.S.-born bishop to serve a North American diocese of the Serbian Orthodox vich was one of 12 children born to Serbian immigrants.

Ordained inhe served as a parish priest in Johnstown, Pa., Pittsburgh, and Chicago. Famous American Spiritual & Religious Leaders. American Female Spiritual & Religious Leaders.

Spirituality and religion go hand in hand and yet are most diverse from each other. While religion restricts human to a particular belief and a way of worship, spirituality frees the soul and gives him/her the liberty to connect with the.

The 50 most influential religious figures in American history are: Lee – founder of the Shakers (Update: Lee was actually born in Manchester, England.) Hutchinson – leader of Puritan women. Dulles – Jesuit priest and theologian. In honor of Black History month, the spiritual Web site compiled the top ten most influential black religious leaders in America.

Eight of the top ten leaders are Christian pastors or ministers, many of whom have combined religious duties with social activism. On either side of the coast, there are megachurch pastors Charles Blake in Los Angeles and A.R.

Bernard in New York City. WHAT WAS THE American religious leader said he was led by an angel to find the Book of Mormon engraved on golden plates. Lamb has written: 'Book of Mormon' -- subject(s): Accessible book. Books of interest to African Americans and people of color.

Most are from a Christian perspective - biographies, devotionals, Bibles, children's books, urban christian fiction. Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God.

As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by. Historical (This list is organized chronologically by birth) William Tyndale (c. –), first published use of the term evangelical in English (); John Bunyan (–), persecuted English Puritan Baptist preacher and author of Pilgrim's Progress; Jonathan Edwards (–), American Puritan theologian and preacher in the First Great Awakening.

Some examples of religious leaders would be people like the Dalai Lama and Pope Benedict XVI while a list of spiritual leaders would include people like the famous Osho Rajneesh. It is natural, at this point, to look for more information about these people and others like then so here is a list of just such people along with their biographies.

American history's Christian slaveholders—and, if asked, most would have defined themselves as Christian—had two favorites : Noel Rae. The Religious Defense of American Slavery Before Larry R. Morrison Historians, because of their own moral sensibilities, have consistently under­ valued the slaveholding ethic.

However, as Donald G. Mathews has recently shown, this viewpoint was just as natural and consistent as was evangelicalFile Size: 1MB.

Christian leadership philosophy in the modern world is profoundly affected by corporate business management ideas. Many Christian leadership books are merely warmed-over American business culture expressed in religious language.

Christians successful in business leadership in a secular settingFile Size: KB. Infobase Publishing, - African American religious leaders - pages 0 Reviews Religion and spirituality have been key elements of African-American life since the earliest days of the slave trade.

The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published. Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the. Abstract: Did America have a Christian Founding? This disputed question, far from being only of historical interest, has important implications for how we conceive of the role of religion in the.

Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation.So wrote the first major black poet in American history and one of the nation's first major female poets, Phillis Wheatley.

She was born in Gambia, West Africa, stolen from her parents at age 7 Author: Mark Sidwell.