"Other Sheep I Have": The Autobiography of Father Paul M. Washington

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Temple University Press, 1994 - Religion - 248 pages
An inner-city Episcopal priest shares a lifetime of fighting for civil and women's rights in a heartfelt, moving autobiography. Father Washington's story is a window of insight into the struggles for justice and dignity in the latter half of the 20th century--an insightful, historically accurate personal memory of seven decades trying to make the world a better place for everyone.
 

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From 1962 to 1987, Washington, an Episcopal priest, served as rector of the Church of the Advocate in the north Philadelphia neighborhood known as "the Jungle.'' Acting as prophet and healer, he ... Read full review

Contents

Offered to God
1
From Liberia to Eastwick
16
Arrival at the Advocate
25
Into the Streets
32
Black Unity 1966
40
Survival of the Parish
49
A Divided City
62
The Black Power Conference 1968
70
The Power of Women
135
A Castle to Keep Me Safe
143
A Pivotal Year 1971
153
Neither Male nor Female
161
MOVE
174
Honors and Dishonor
191
Church Repairs and Church Renewal
207
Afterword by Barbara Harris
231

Reparations
86
The Black Panther Convention
125

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About the author (1994)

David McI. Gracie is Peace Education Director of the American Friends Service Committee. For twenty years he served as a priest of the Episcopal church in several Philadelphia and Detroit parishes and has been a friend and colleague of Father Washington's since 1967.

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