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William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

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November 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The first biography of one of modern America's most controversial and influential religious figures.

"Goldstein has achieved the difficult task of depicting fairly a life storm-tossed by religious and political controversy."--Richard Lingeman, "New York Times Book Review

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"Expertly researched and finely crafted, [this biography] conveys not just the trajectory of [Coffin's] life but also a feeling for the era in which [he] lived. . . .

Superb."--Harvey Cox, "Christian Century

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"Comprehensive and compelling."--Dan Wakefield, "Nation

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"[An] excellent biography."--John F. Stacks, "Chicago Tribune

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"Compelling and eloquent. . . . Goldstein captures the enigmatic nature of the great preacher and activist.""--Publishers Weekly"


Portrait

Warren Goldstein earned his B.A. and Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale. He is associate professor of history and chair of the department of history at the University of Hartford. His essays and reviews have appeared in Lingua Franca, the Gettysburg Review, the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post, The Nation, and many other publications, and his books include the prize-winning Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball.

Pressestimmen

"Goldstein has achieved the difficult task of depicting fairly a life storm-tossed by religious and political controversy." Richard Lingeman, New York Times Book Review "Expertly researched and finely crafted... conveys not just the trajectory of Coffin's life but also a feeling for the era in which he lived... Superb." Harvey Cox, Christian Century "An excellent biography." John F. Stacks, Chicago Tribune "Compelling and eloquent... Goldstein captures the enigmatic nature of the great preacher and activist." Publishers Weekly"
EAN: 9780300111545
ISBN: 0300111541
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 379 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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