Daniel Alexander Payne : the venerable preceptor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church / Nelson T. StrobertMaterial type: TextPublisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2012Description: ix, 151 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780761858676 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0761858679 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Payne, Daniel Alexander, 1811-1893 | African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Clergy -- Biography | African American scholars -- Biography | African American college presidents -- Biography | Wilberforce University -- Biography | Wilberforce University -- Presidents -- Biography | African Americans -- Biography | African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | African American clergy -- Biography | Educators -- United States | Clergy -- BiographyLOC classification: E185.97.P39 | S77 2012
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-147) and index.
The formative years : 1811-1837 -- The transition years : 1837-1856 -- The Wilberforce experience : 1856-1876 -- The waning years : 1877-1893 -- Daniel Alexander Payne : recuperating his legacy.
This is a biography of Daniel Alexander Payne, a free person of color in nineteenth century Charleston, South Carolina. He was an educator, pastor, abolitionist, poet, historiographer, hymn writer, ecumenist and bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Upon his election as president of Wilberforce University in Ohio in 1863, he became the first African American to lead an institution of higher education in the United States.
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