Francis J. Grimke (1852 – 1937)

by Stalking John Calvin

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“When it comes to a question as between the Word of God and the State, the only safe, the only right thing to do is to take our stand with the Word of God.”
– ‘The Works of Francis J. Grimke’
Associated Publishers (1942)
Edited by Carter Godwin

“I place my hope not on government, not on political parties, but on faith in the power of the religion of Jesus Christ to conquer all prejudices, to break down all walls of separation, and to weld together men of all races in one great brotherhood”.
– ‘African American Religious Thought: An Anthology’ – Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. (2003)

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