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

By Michael Bourgeois

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

 

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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