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1929 May

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

Manuscript on Prayer

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a manuscript written in response to Sydney Strong's request for a "deepest prayer"; beginning succinctly, "I do not believe in prayer," discussing matters of faith, the human soul, and God, and concluding "I will be damned before I will worship and grovel before an aristocratic King and self-centered snob, whose chief business... seems to be to send sinners to ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May

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

Manuscript on Prayer

New York (N.Y.) - Second draft of a manuscript written in response to Sydney Strong's request for a "deepest prayer"; typed on "The Crisis" stationery; beginning succinctly, "I do not believe in prayer," discussing matters of faith, the human soul, and God, and concluding that "I will pray, if pray I must, to my fellowmen."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers