Perfectionist Politics: Abolitionism and the Religious Tensions of American Democracy
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BeschreibungThis work covers the story of an important antebellum reform movement: ecclesiastical abolitionism. It covers the struggle among the most radical religions to purge their churches and society of sin, especially slavery, and their uncompromising efforts to force morality into political discourse.
PortraitDouglas M. Strong is professor of the history of Christianity at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D. C. He is the author of They Walked in Spirit: Personal Faith and Social Action in America.
Untertitel: 'Religion and Politics'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SYRACUSE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2001
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten