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Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

D. H. Dilbeck


From his enslavement to freedom, Frederick Douglass was one of America's most extraordinary champions of liberty and equality. Throughout his long life, Douglass was also a man of profound religious conviction. In this concise and original biography, D. H. Dilbeck offers a provocative interpretation of Douglass's life through the lens of his faith. In an era when the role of religion in public life is as contentious as ever, Dilbeck provides essential new perspective on Douglass's place in American history. Douglass came to faith as a teenager among African American Methodists in Baltimore. Fo ... More

Keywords: Frederick Douglass, American Religion, African American Religion, Slavery and Religion, Race and Religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469636184
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

D. H. Dilbeck, author