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Author Robinson, Edward J., 1967-

Title To save my race from abuse : the life of Samuel Robert Cassius / Edward J. Robinson
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Religion and American culture
Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Contents "I am what I am" : the formative years -- The three emancipators : encounters in the nation's Capital -- The molding of a mind : personal influences and literary sources -- "Do you believe the Bible?" : Samuel Robert Cassius's use of Scripture -- "The whole thing is a pious fraud" : Samuel Robert Cassius and the missionary society controversy -- "No race suicide on this ranch" : race, family, and finances -- "The Booker T. Washington of Oklahoma" : Samuel Robert Cassius and the Tohee Industrial School -- "Tried in the fire" : life in Black Oklahoma -- Mind poisoning : the racial thought of Samuel Robert Cassius -- The setting of a "sun" : the legacy of Samuel Robert Cassius
Summary Samuel Robert Cassius was born to a slave mother and a white father in Virginia in 1853 and became a member of the Restorationist Movement (Disciples of Christ) while a coal miner in Indiana. This book aims to capture the essence of Cassius' complex and extraordinary life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
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Subject Cassius, Samuel Robert, 1853-1931.
African American evangelists -- Biography.
African Americans -- Religion.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Restoration movement (Christianity) -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006024303
ISBN 0817381481 (electronic bk.)
9780817381486 (electronic bk.)