By Howard Thurman
About the Author
Founder of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco---the first interracial, interdenominational church in the United States---Howard Thurman was Honorary Canon of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City.
Poet, mystic, philosopher, and theologian, Howard Thurman authored more than twenty books. At the time of his death in 1981, he was Dean Emeritus of Marsh Chapel, Boston University, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Howard Thurman Educational Trust in San Francisco. He also served as Dean of Rankin Chapel, Howard University, Washington D.C.; as professor at Howard University School of Religion, and as Director of Religious Life at Morehouse and Spelman College, Atlanta.