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Author Jones, R. Clifford.

Title James K. Humphrey and the Sabbath-Day Adventists / R. Clifford Jones
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (v, 250 pages)
Contents The Utopia Park affair -- Assessing the Utopia Park affair -- The tenor of the times -- The black experience in Adventism, 1840-1930 -- The church history of the Sabbath-Day Adventists -- The Sabbath-Day Adventist church after Humphrey
Summary In James K. Humphrey and the Sabbath-Day Adventists, R. Clifford Jones tells the story of this important black religious figure and his attempt to bring about self-determination for twentieth-century blacks in New York City. Humphrey was a Baptist minister who joined the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church shortly after arriving in New York City from Jamaica at the turn of the twentieth century. A leader of uncommon competency and charisma, Humphrey functioned as an SDA minister in Harlem during the time the community became the black capital of the United States. Though he led his congregatio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-242) and index
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Subject Humphrey, James K. (James Kemuel), 1877-1952.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Religion.
Seventh-Day Adventists -- Clergy -- Biography.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Biography.
Church history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006002268
ISBN 1604731508 (electronic bk.)
9781604731507 (electronic bk.)