Singing in a Strange Land: C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America

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Little, Brown, Oct 15, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
A prizewinning historian pens this biography of C.L. Franklin, the greatest African-American preacher of his generation, father of Aretha, and civil rights pioneer.
 

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Contents

A DEEP LONGING
3
ATTEMPTING His IMAGINATION
18
MOVING ON UP
47
THE EAGLE STIRRETH
79
HASTINGS STREET
107
THOUGHTS OF LIBERATION
136
CONTENTS
172
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Page vii - BY THE rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion. We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.

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