Religion: Samuel W. Williams: Religion Is Justice

Atlanta's Samuel W. Williams is a minister in the Progressive National Baptist Convention, which split from Joseph Jackson's group. He regards Jackson as a man with "no constituency. The silent majority is very silent." His own position, Williams feels, is within the black mainstream, trying to achieve social change while still trying to cooperate with the white community. Williams, in his 50s, is acting academic dean of Morehouse College in Atlanta, sole pastor of the 650-member Friendship Baptist Church, and chairman of Atlanta's Human Relations Commission.

Williams, like his former pupil, Martin Luther...

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