Christianity | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Doris Grumbach

This literature criticism consists of approximately 22 pages of analysis & critique of Christianity.
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Critical Essay by Doris Grumbach

SOURCE: “Christianity and Black Writers,” in Renascence, Vol. XXIII, No. 4, Summer, 1971, pp. 198-212.

In the following excerpt, Grumbach discusses the views of certain black authors on Christianity, concentrating on the Black Manifesto and its central point of the tremendous wealth of the white Christian Churches and synagogues in America.

Churchmen in America were astonished when, on May 4, 1969, James Forman arrived at Riverside Church in New York City armed with a copy of the Black Manifesto, drawn up some months before by the National Black Economic Conference in Detroit. It was a shocking document, and the aim was to thrust it upon religious America in a shocking manner. Forman tried to break into Reverend Ernest T. Campbell's communion service, creating high indignation both for the irreligious act and for the uncommon, unexpected demands.

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