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The Doctrines and Discipline of the A. M. E. Church. Published by order of the General Conference Held in Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1916.
The Doctrines and Discipline of the A. M. E. Church. Published by order of the General Conference Held in Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1916.

The Doctrines and Discipline of the A. M. E. Church. Published by order of the General Conference Held in Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1916.

A Texan pastors an A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles


The front endpaper has the following inscriptions: “Be thee faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown of righteousness —God.” [Next line:] “To Brother Elbert Jameson for past kindness to your former pastor J. Logan Craw. 1466 Griffin Avenue, Los Angeles, Cal. In charge of First A.M.E. Church 8 & Towne Avenue. November 29, 1916.”

A Texas native, Rev. J. Logan Craw (b. 1874) pastored extensively in Kansas before moving to the Pacific Northwest to be stationed at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Portland, Oregon. Between 1915 to 1919, he served First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles, the oldest church founded by a Black community in the City of Los Angeles. (Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church)

Published in Philadelphia, Doctrines and Discipline is a revised edition of the ecclesiastical discipline, rules of governance, administrative procedures, and ritual of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A.M.E. Zion or A.M.E.Z.). Compiled by William D. Chappelle, Henry B. Parks, John R. Hawkins, Richard R. Wright, Jr., William D. John Son, And J. G. Robinson.


Description: The Doctrines and Discipline of the A. M. E. Church. Published by order of the General Conference Held in Philadelphia, Pa., May, 1916.

Philadelphia: A.M.E. Book Concern, 631 Pine Street. 1916. Twenty-sixth Revised Edition. 492pp. Original publishers cloth. Front hinge expertly strengthened; a very good copy.

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Price: $350.00