Book/Printed Material Marriage and divorce : a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday, March 23, 1881

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Title
Marriage and divorce : a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday, March 23, 1881
Summary
Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. Here he examines the marriage covenant as revealed in Scripture and, therefore, in God's Law. He discusses and justifies the unequal relationship between the sexes in marriage and divorce contracts (men are dominent and only men can initiate divorce proceedings).
Contributor Names
Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Washington, D.C.)
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : C.W. Brown, Printer ..., 1881.
Subject Headings
-  Marriage--Sermons
-  Divorce--Religious aspects--Christianity
Genre
Sermons--Washington (D.C.)--1881
Notes
-  "Published by request."
-  "This sermon was first preached and published several years ago, in Liberia, West Africa. It is now re-published with various alterations, and some additions"--P. [3].
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
22 p. ; 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. C, no. 17
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t0c17
Library of Congress Control Number
90898321
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Crummell, pastor of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., from 1879 to 1898, spoke out for black liberation and founded the Negro Academy. Here he examines the marriage covenant as revealed in Scripture and, therefore, in God's Law. He discusses and justifies the unequal relationship between the sexes in marriage and divorce contracts (men are dominent and only men can initiate divorce proceedings).
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Chicago citation style:

Crummell, Alexander, St. Luke'S Episcopal Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Marriage and divorce: a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday. Washington, D.C.: C.W. Brown, Printer, 1881. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898321/.

APA citation style:

Crummell, A., St. Luke'S Episcopal Church & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1881) Marriage and divorce: a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday. Washington, D.C.: C.W. Brown, Printer. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898321/.

MLA citation style:

Crummell, Alexander, St. Luke'S Episcopal Church, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Marriage and divorce: a sermon, preached in St. Luke's Church, Washington, D.C., on Sunday. Washington, D.C.: C.W. Brown, Printer, 1881. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898321/>.