Alexander Crummell: A Study of Civilization and Discontent by Wilson Jeremiah Moses

By Wilson Jeremiah Moses

Alexander Crummell (1819-1898) used to be one the main in demand Afro-American intellectuals of the nineteenth-century. This biography areas Crummell's rules in the context of his lifestyles and occasions.

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In some capacity that is as yet unclear Crummell studied at Yale during this period. "91 He probably studied at Yale under the same conditions that had been imposed a few years earlier for another black student, J. W. C. Pennington. " He put great stress on free will and on the participation of the Christian in his own salvation. 93 It was later reported that while he was in New Haven Crummell led the black members out of Trinity parish to form their own congregation, which was called St. Luke's.

I was charmed with the grace and elegance of his manners, and that mingled beauty and manliness of person that he carried with him through life, but then, in its early youthful glow. 82 The visitor was John Jay, grandson of the Honorable John Jay, author of The Federalist, and first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Around that time, Crummell also gained the support of William Jay, the young man's father, who had published some four years earlier An Inquiry into the Character and Tendency of the American Colonization Society and the American Anti-Slavery Societies.

Pennington. " He put great stress on free will and on the participation of the Christian in his own salvation. 93 It was later reported that while he was in New Haven Crummell led the black members out of Trinity parish to form their own congregation, which was called St. Luke's. He received a specific license from his mentor, Rev. Harry Croswell, and was assigned a room, which belonged to Trinity Parish, as a meeting place. The first treasurer of St. Luke's was Alexander Du Bois, the grandfather of W.

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