By Dennis C. Dickerson
During many of the 20th century, Archibald J. Carey, Sr. (1868-1931) and Archibald J. Carey, Jr. (1908-1981), father and son, exemplified a mix of ministry and politics that many African American spiritual leaders pursued. Their sacred and secular matters merged in efforts to enhance the non secular and fabric healthiness in their congregations. yet as political alliances grew to become priceless, either wrestled with ethical outcomes and sundry results. either have been ministers to Chicago's biggest African Methodist Episcopal Church congregations- the senior Carey as a bishop, and the junior Carey as a pastor and an attorney.
Bishop Carey linked himself mostly with Chicago mayor William Hale Thompson, a Republican, whom he awarded to black electorate as an best friend. whilst the mayor appointed Carey to the city's civil provider fee, Carey helped within the hiring and advertising of neighborhood blacks. yet alleged impropriety for promoting jobs marred the bishop's tenure. The junior Carey, additionally a Republican and an alderman, turned head of the panel on anti-discrimination in employment for the Eisenhower management. He aided innumerable black federal staff. even though an influential benefactor of center and SCLC, Carey linked to infamous FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and compromised aid for Martin Luther King, Jr. either Careys believed politics provided clergy the easiest possibilities to empower the black inhabitants. Their imperfect alliances and combined effects, even if, proved the complexity of mixing the nation-states of spirituality and politics.
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