|The Muse Sang in his Ear: Lessons From the Life and Work of C. Eric Lincoln (169kb)|
C. Eric Lincoln was a renaissance man in the finest sense of the word. He was a scholar, a teacher, a poet, a civil rights activist, a devoted father and family man, and a person with deep and heartfelt beliefs and values. His interests were wide, his intellect was agile, his curiosity was strong, and his hopefulness contagious. In spite of the poverty of his birth in the race stratified and brutalizing circumstances of the deep South, his many brushes with ignorant people who would have denied his humanity solely because of his skin color, and his struggles to find a place in which to optimize his contributions to human welfare, C. Eric Lincoln remained clear eyed and engaged.
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