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Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land

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From the earliest meetings of the Civil Rights Movement to offering the benediction for the first African American President of the United States, Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery has been an eyewitness to some of the most significant events in our history. But, more important, he has been a voice that speaks truth to power--inspiring change that moves us forward.

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Kindle Edition, 138 pages
Published (first published January 11th 2011)
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Dewayne
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This book captures essays from the thoughts, sermons, and words of inspiration from an American modern day hero, Reverend Joseph Lowery. He was a pillar to the civil rights movement era that ushered a new chapter for American history with racial inequality. The easy to read chapters reflects the continued cry for equality and progress to a country with so much power and influential. I found the messaging sad and uplifting as life in a strange land requires a mix of both realities. Grateful his w ...more
Lillie
Because this is a collection of sermons and writings from different occasions, there is a fair amount of repetition as Reverend Lowery has favorite themes and sentences and phrases that he uses frequently. While I admire his commitment to his beliefs and his courage in standing up for what he believes is right, I don't agree with many of his positions. The Bible tells us to provide for those in need, but I understand that to be a personal obligation for Christians. Reverend Lowery believes it is ...more
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