The Narrative Life: The Moral and Religious Thought of Frederick Douglass

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Mercer University Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 182 pages
 

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Contents

The Eastern Shore
1
The Interplay of Character and Circumstance
7
Setting the Stage
10
Historical and Sociological Background
11
Genealogical and Interpersonal Background
21
The Slave Episode
29
Maternal Influences
30
Introduction to Slavery
35
The Early Years
66
The Moral Agenda
71
The Religious Agenda
84
Conclusion
98
The Douglass Episode
103
The North Star Editorials
108
Frederick Douglass Paper
118
Douglass Monthly
133

Baltimore
38
Early Religious Lessons
44
The Covey Experience
55
Escape Attempt
58
The Garrison Episode
65
Conclusion
141
Selected Bibliography
167
Acknowledgments
173
Index
175
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About the author (2002)

Scott C. Williamson received a Ph.D. at Yale University. He is Robert H. Walkup Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary.

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