John Brown: the sword and the word. by Barrie Stavis

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Published by A. S. Barnes in South Brunswick .

Written in English

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  • Brown, John, 1800-1859.

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Bibliography: p. 175-181.

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LC ClassificationsE451 .S84
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4910212M
ISBN 100498075206
LC Control Number76081676

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John Brown: the sword and the word. South Brunswick, A.S. Barnes []. John Brown The Sword and the Word “I act from a principle,” and “I say, break the law” are not only the names of two out of the five parts in this book, but the words by which John Brown lived so passionately everyday.

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Subjects: Brown, John, -- John Brown: The Sword and the Word by Barrie Stavis A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. At. John Brown: The Sword and the Word John Brown: The Sword and the Word Stavis, Barrie. New York: A.S. Barnes and Company. I act from a principle, and I say, break the law are not only the names of two out of the five parts in this book, but the words by which John Brown lived so passionately everyday.

More than two centuries after his birth and almost a century and a half after his death, the legendary life and legacy of John Brown go marching on.

Variously deemed martyr, madman, monster, terrorist, and saint, he remains one of the most controversial figures in America's history. Brown's actions in Kansas and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, provided major catalysts for the American Civil War.

A decade later these two scholars have published TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD: THE LEGACY OF JOHN BROWN (Ohio University Press, ), a John Brown: the sword and the word. book of twelve essays gathered from the contributions of conference s: 1. -- John Brown.

#Bible #Heart #Expression “The intent and not the deed Is in our power; and, therefore, who dares greatly Does greatly.”-- John Brown. #Courage #Doe #Deeds “There is a shrine in the temple of age, where lie forever embalmed the memories of such as have deserved well of their country and their race.”-- John Brown.

This book ricochets from indispensable to useless rather quickly. Rarely have I read a book so important at the beginning and so disposable by the end. Although it was amusing to find out that Ronald Reagan played George Armstrong Custer in a movie about John Brown, that was funny. So I'm glad I 3/5(2).

The Sword and the Spirit: Life of John Brown, Delight Ansley, Dust Jacket Only. Initials on the Rating: % positive. John Brown The Sword and the Word Words | 7 Pages. John Brown The Sword and the Word “I act from a principle,” and “I say, break the law” are not only the names of two out of the five parts in this book, but the words by which John Brown lived so passionately everyday.

The other, written by another distinguished historian, H.W. Brands, is “The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom.”.

To John Brown, God met sin with the sword. For Garrison, nonviolence was the single moral path. For Brown, milquetoast abolitionism had failed. Page - I have, may it please the court, a few words to say.

" In the first place, I deny everything but what I have all along admitted, — the design on my part to free the slaves. I intended certainly to have made a clean thing of that matter, as I did last winter, when I went into Missouri and there took slaves without the snapping of a gun on either side, moved them through the country 5/5(1).

John Brown later brandished the sword while commanding his men at Harpers Ferry. [4] During the raid on Harpers Ferry Anderson was stationed with Albert Hazlett, and once it became apparent to them that the raid was a failure they both retreated to Pennsylvania.

John Brown’s preferred method of battling slavery was to free hundreds at a time in a single attack.

However, the week of Christmashe made an exception and successfully rescued eleven Missouri slaves, throwing the region into a state of anxiety and adding another episode to the abolitionist movement.

On December 19th,Brown received news that a slave by the name of. Terry Bisson is a science fiction writer. His “alternate history” of what might have happened if John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry had succeeded, Fire on the Mountain (Arbor House, ), will be republished in a new edition by PM Press in October The Good Lord Bird, the Showtime series adapted from the National Book Award–winning novel by James McBride, is the first time since that we’ve seen a version of the John Brown story.

Writer and illustrator John Hendrix relates the life of controversial abolitionist John Brown via a picture-book biography for middle graders. He begins inwhen John and his family lived in Hudson, Ohio - “a great center of the abolitionist cause.” John made a point of treating blacks as equals and with respect, a radical.

Terrible Swift Sword is an “interdisciplinary” selection of essays arising out of the “John Brown: The Man, The Legend, The Legacy” conference held Pennsylvania State University of Mont Alto. Not all of the papers in the book came from the conference, nor did all the authors attend it.

But editor Peggy Russo, an English professor at Mont Alto, hopes through this volume to preserve. H.W. Brands’ new book, “The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for American Freedom,” puts the two men’s lives in context.

Brands discussed the book on St. Louis on the Air in advance of his Oct. 15 virtual event with the St. Louis County Library and HEC Media. Terrible Swift Sword: The Legacy of John Brown. Edited by Peggy A. Russo and Paul Finkelman.(Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, pp. Paper, $ ISBN: ) This collection of twelve essays by scholars from various fields examines the legacy of John Brown, the abolitionist zealot whose raid in on the Federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, further.

A Free State company under the command of John Brown, Jr., set out, and the Osawatomie company joined them. On the morning ofthey heard of the sack of Lawrence and the arrest of Deitzler, Brown, and Jenkins. However, they continued their march toward Lawrence, not knowing whether their assistance might still be needed, and encamped that night near the Ottawa Creek.

The Good Lord Bird is a American historical drama miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by James series was created and executive produced by Ethan Hawke and Mark ed by Jason Blum, with Blumhouse Television, it premiered on October 4.

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Rome & the Sword gives us a look at the origins, evolution, and decline of Roman military institutions, and thus the rise and fall of Roman imperium, using the famous sword – arguably the weapon with the highest body count in history -- as a metaphor to examine the question of why Rome outdid a number of remarkably able rivals -- the Samnites, the Gauls, the Carthaginians, the Macedonians.

H.W. Brands is the author of The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln and the Struggle for American Freedom, available now from Doubleday Books. Most Popular on TIME 1. New Englander John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him to destroy slavery by any means—including the sword.

He is the author of "John Brown, Abolitionist." His new books, "Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America" and "Stowe's. Brown fell, stunned but astonishingly unharmed: the sword had struck a buckle and bent itself double. With the sword's hilt, Green then hammered Brown's skull until he passed out.

Although. New Englander John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him to destroy slavery by any means—including the sword.

Meanwhile in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln was an ambitious lawyer and failed politician who believed that slavery, while surely a sin, was guaranteed in the. Terrible Swift Sword: The Legacy of John Brown will appeal to a broad audience of readers interested in this turbulent moment in American history.

Peggy A. Russo is an assistant professor of English at the Mont Alto campus of Pennsylvania State University. Shakespeare and the Classroom, and Civil War Book. NO: Scott John Hammond, from “John Brown as Founder: Americas Violent Confrontation with Its First Principles,” in Peggy A.

Russo and Paul Finkelman, eds., Terrible Swift Sword: The Legacy of John Brown (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, ),   The story of John Brown is finally getting its Hollywood treatment, with the premiere of The Good Lord Bird on Showtime this Sunday, October.

John Brown is a shining example of how someone can use their white privilege to stir things up for the good of everyone. Yes, after 50 years of being a nonviolent abolitionist, he resorted to.

Here are the Key Words in the Gospel of John (in the NASB version) - Note that the approximate number of uses of each word (searched so as to find plural forms, etc) is found in the Gospel of John is in parentheses. I have also included John's additional. John Brown 's defence of Lawrence.

Chapter return to the East. chapter Chapter 1: Whetting the sword. An exception disposed of. Calling proved to be free, 1. By its nature and the mode in which it is dispensed. By the word of God. By the calling of Abraham, the father of the faithful. By the testimony of John. By the example of those who John Calvin— The Institutes of the Christian Religion.

Exposition of the Moral Law. His other books include Beneath the American Renaissance (winner of the Christian Gauss Award), John Brown, Abolitionist, and Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America.

He is a regular book reviewer for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and The Wall Street Journal. Harpers Ferry,a little town tucked in the shadows of the surrounding mountains, is a perfect place for an old-fashioned tale of family secrets and revelations.

It was the site of John Brown’s raid, and the ghost of John Brown lives on in the anger and rage of Josh Connors’s father. The gentler spirits of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass, who also had connections to the town."By far the best book written on Hood's Tennessee campaign.

Sword's description of the Confederate tragedy at Franklin is superb; it could serve as a model for painting combat in words."--Albert Castel, author of Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of

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