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Author Dixie, Quinton Hosford.

Title Visions of a better world : Howard Thurman's pilgrimage to India and the origins of African American nonviolence / Quinton H. Dixie & Peter Eisenstadt ; [foreword by Walter Earl Fluker].

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  280.4 DIX    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  280.4 THU    AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 246 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-227) and index.
Contents Southern boy, Morehouse man, Rochester scholar -- Starting a career -- Planning the pilgrimage of friendship -- The Negro Delegation in India -- What Thurman learned from India -- Thurman's war and the creation of the Fellowship Church -- Epilogue: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jesus and the disinherited.
Subject Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 -- Travel -- India.
Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981 -- Political and social views.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Nonviolence -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
African American theologians -- Biography.
African American Baptists -- Biography.
African American pacifists -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Eisenstadt, Peter R., 1954-
ISBN 9780807000458 hardcover acid-free paper
0807000450 hardcover acid-free paper

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