All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel by Michael Bourgeois PDF

By Michael Bourgeois

ISBN-10: 0252028775

ISBN-13: 9780252028779

In addition to being the 6th bishop of the Diocese of latest York, Henry Codman Potter (1835-1908) used to be a favorite voice within the Social Gospel stream of the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. This e-book, the 1st in-depth examine of Potter's lifestyles and paintings, examines his occupation within the Episcopal church in addition to the origins and legacy of his innovative social views.

 

As industrialization and urbanization unfold within the 19th century, the Social Gospel stream sought to use Christian teachings to impact advancements within the lives of the fewer lucky. Potter used to be firmly during this culture, bearing on himself specifically with problems with race, where of girls in society, questions of work and capital, and what he referred to as "political righteousness." putting Potter opposed to the broader backdrop of nineteenth-century American Protestantism, Bourgeois explores the reviews and impacts that led him to espouse those socially unsleeping ideals, to paintings for social reform, and to write down such works as  Sermons of the City (1881) and The Citizen in His Relation to the commercial Situation (1902).

 

In telling Potter's striking tale, All issues Human stands as a invaluable contribution to highbrow and spiritual heritage in addition to an exploration of the ways that faith and society interact.

 

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