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1930 Jan. 14

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brent argues that "a preacher ought to have a chance to be heard;" and asks Du Bois for a favorable reconsideration concerning the Old Hebrew Testament.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 9

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from Rev. George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Madison (N.J.) - Sending a booklet about tradition and the Bible. Asking Du Bois to comment on a debate in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 7

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from Rev. George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Madison (N.J.) - Claiming that a recent quote contributed to The Crisis was copied. Saying that he is enclosing an article for consideration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 12

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brent acknowledges being unable to renew his subscription to the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 28

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Reverend George Wilson Brent

New York (N.Y.) - Declining to publish Brent's article because it uses the Bible as historical and scientific fact.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 5

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brent renews his subscription to the Crisis; refers to himself as a "Shut in" and a "once time has been."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 7

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brent disagrees with Du Bois' rejection of the Hebrew Old Testament.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 7

Brent, George Wilson

Origin of race color article

Madison (N.J.) - Using evidence from the Bible to argue that race was not shaped by climate or environment, but "is a God-given birth-right."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 21

Brent, George Wilson

Letter from Rev. George Wilson Brent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Madison (N.J.) - Commenting on the Birmingham boycott and racism in Virginia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 6

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Wilson Brent

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois explains that he does not believe the Hebrew Old Testament qualifies as history, and that it is a "combination of folk tales, fairy stories, and great truths expressed in the volume of legends." Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers