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Larry S. Perry

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Larry S. Perry, II, is assistant professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His work focuses on the history of the American religious left; its thoughts, thinkers, politics, and practice; and its intersection (or lack thereof) with racial justice in the United States. Perry's current book project is entitled A Black Spiritual Leftist: Howard Thurman and the Religious Left’s Unfinished Business of Race Relations