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Author Young, Michael P.

Title Bearing witness against sin : the evangelical birth of the American social movement / Michael P. Young.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  261.809034 Y86b 2006    ---  Available
Description xi, 256 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index.
Contents Modern social movements and confessional projections of the self -- Mammon, church, and state in a restless America -- The benevolent empire and the special sins of the nation -- Rise up and repent -- A national wave of confessional protests, 1829-1839 -- "To bear witness to the horrors of the southern prison house" -- "For the movement and for myself."
Subject Social movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Church and social problems -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social movements -- Religious aspects.
United States -- Moral conditions -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0226960862 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226960854 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226960852 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226960869 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2373163
YDXCP 2373160
NLGGC 294761101
NZ1 10720425

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