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Open and Closed

Peter Slade

in Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter establishes both the theological lens of open friendship and the object of scrutiny—Mississippi's closed society. Through the life and work of the German theologian Jürgen Moltmann, the ... More


“Hell Fired Out of Him”: The Muting of James Silver in Mississippi

Robert Luckett

in The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the pressures faced by University of Mississippi historian James Silver after he published the book Mississippi: The Closed Society in 1966. Silver, president of the Southern ... More


. Nemesis of the Southern Way of Life—Jim Silver

Charles W. Eagles

in The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on James W. Silver, a history professor and well-known representative of Ole Miss in the 1950s. Beginning in the late 1930s, Silver acquired a reputation as a radical because of ... More


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