By Michael Bourgeois
As industrialization and urbanization unfold within the 19th century, the Social Gospel circulate sought to use Christian teachings to impact advancements within the lives of the fewer lucky. Potter was once firmly during this culture, pertaining to himself in particular with problems with race, where of girls in society, questions of work and capital, and what he known as "political righteousness." putting Potter opposed to the broader backdrop of nineteenth-century American Protestantism, Bourgeois explores the studies and impacts that led him to espouse those socially wakeful ideals, to paintings for social reform, and to jot down such works as Sermons of the City (1881) and The Citizen in His Relation to the economic Situation (1902).
In telling Potter's impressive tale, All issues Human stands as a helpful contribution to highbrow and non secular background in addition to an exploration of the ways that faith and society interact.
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All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel in the Episcopal Church (Studies in Angelican History) by Michael Bourgeois