Singing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land, by Joseph E. Lowery

Joseph Lowery is a survivor of the civil rights movement, a compelling Meth­odist preacher and a fearless advocate for the underdog. He enjoys a celebrity status partly because of his puckish benediction at the Obama inauguration, which included the memorable phrase referring to the day "when yellow will be mellow." He has written a modest memoir that provides fresh, concrete data on the movement and his defining role in it.


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