The substance of things hoped for: a memoir of African-American faith

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 243 pages
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The noted theologian and educator reflects on the role of faith in his own life and in the lives of African-Americans, chronicling his family history from the time during which his grandmother was a slave.

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THE SUBSTANCE OF THINGS HOPED FOR: A Memoir of African-American Faith

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An African-American educator, political figure, and Baptist preacher recounts his life and times eloquently but too selectively. Proctor is both a devout Christian and an old-fashioned liberal ... Read full review

The substance of things hoped for: a memoir of African-American faith

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Proctor, the grandson of a slave, became the president of two black colleges, a top administrator in the Peace Corps and at Rutgers University, and pastor of Harlem's huge Abyssinian Baptist Church ... Read full review

Contents

The Crucible of Faith
1
Come Sunday
13
The Turning of the Worm
27
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