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The Magnificent Mays: A Biography of Benjamin Elijah Mays



Civil rights activist, writer, theologian, preacher, and educator, Benjamin Elijah Mays (1894–1984) was one of the most distinguished South Carolinians of the twentieth century. He influenced the lives of generations of students as a dean and professor of religion at Howard University and as longtime president of Morehouse College in Atlanta. In addition to his personal achievements, Mays was also a mentor and teacher to Julian Bond, founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee;…


The Magnificent Mays

Pub Date : 2012-08-15 | Author : John Herbert Roper, Sr. | Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9781611171846
ISBN 13 : 1611171849

Civil rights activist, writer, theologian, preacher, and educator, Benjamin Elijah Mays (1894–1984) was one of the most distinguished South Carolinians of the twentieth century. ..


Benjamin Elijah Mays

Pub Date : 2006-01-01 | Author : Carrie M. Dumas | Publisher : Mercer University Press

ISBN 10 : 0881460168
ISBN 13 : 9780881460162

As a result of Benjamin Mays's many contributions, he was not only recognized as one of the great minds of the twentieth century, but also let an indelible impact on so many of tho..


Benjamin Elijah Mays Schoolmaster Of The Movement

Pub Date : 2012-05-15 | Author : Randal Maurice Jelks | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9780807869871
ISBN 13 : 0807869872

In this first full-length biography of Benjamin Mays (1894-1984), Randal Maurice Jelks chronicles the life of the man Martin Luther King Jr. called his "spiritual and intellectual ..


Walking Integrity

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Lawrence Edward Carter | Publisher : Mercer University Press

ISBN 10 : 0865546045
ISBN 13 : 9780865546042

"As a minister, educator, ecumenist, counselor, civil rights activist, and author, Benjamin E. Mays achieved national and international renown. After earning a Ph.D. in Christian t..


The Cambridge Guide To African American History

Pub Date : 2016-02-15 | Author : Raymond Gavins | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781316489819
ISBN 13 : 1316489817

This book emphasizes blacks' agency and achievements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, notably outcomes of the Civil Rights Movement. To consider the means or strategies t..


Benjamin Elijah Mays Schoolmaster Of The Movement

Pub Date : 2012-05-15 | Author : Randal Maurice Jelks | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9780807869871
ISBN 13 : 0807869872

In this first full-length biography of Benjamin Mays (1894-1984), Randal Maurice Jelks chronicles the life of the man Martin Luther King Jr. called his "spiritual and intellectual ..


A Long Journey Dr Benjamin E Mays

Pub Date : 2011-10-26 | Author : Freddie C. Colston | Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN 10 : 1456847228
ISBN 13 : 9781456847227

This volume contains twenty-one speeches on the long and enduring struggle for equal rights, from one of America’s finest scholars and orators on race relations in American histo..


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