Title

[Book Review of “There is a River” by Vincent Harding] (audio)

Original Title

1. West/Long review comments continued. 2. Review: There is a River, by Vincent Harding. Calvin Morris, reviewer. Audience response

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Collection

Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1982-01-01

Playing Time

00:53:03

Abstract

In this audio “There is a River” a book written by Vincent Harding is reviewed. Major motifs of the book are explored. There are also comments from Charles Long and Cornel West.

File Name

auc.120.b02t30.19820000.aud0030

Comments

00:00:03 Audio begins with Charles Long speaking about the need for serious stories about African Americans.

00:02:45 Unidentified male raises issue about Harding writing the book.

00:09:43 Cornel West talks about the multiple roads Black intellectuals have to play and the demands on Black intellectuals.

00:18:51 An unidentified man ends the session.

00:22:07 Another unidentified man speaks about “There is a River” by Vincent Harding.

00:30:08 He talks about the metaphor of the river.

00:33:40 Gives major motifs in Vincent Harding’s work (providence, violence and identity).

00:47:12 Talks about how he likes Harding’s book but questions the use of the river as the central motif to explore Black history.

00:48:45 Questions and comments.

00:53:03 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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