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Speech, On the need for clergy to make full use of their position

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Speech, On the need for clergy to make full use of their position
Date:n.d., 2008

Three pages of a typewritten speech that emphasizes the importance of civic and religious leaders to use the powers at their disposal to effect social change. The speech begins with a tribute to the influence of African American educator Dr. Benjamin Mays, cites the Biblical text Luke 19:2, and refers to a statement of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on committing to service in word and deed. The speech asserts that to turn one's back on the responsibilities of assisting one's community is to fail God and the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Local identification number: pnhuuuu

Subjects:Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Bible. Luke | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers--United States | Role models--South Carolina | Educators--Georgia | African American educators--Georgia | Social change--South Carolina | Responsibility--South Carolina | Leadership--South Carolina | Communities--South Carolina | Jesus Christ--Example | United States, South Carolina, 33.836081, -81.163724 | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Speeches, 1957-1984 & n.d., Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

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Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,2362