All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel in the Episcopal Church

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In addition to being the sixth bishop of the Diocese of New York, Henry Codman Potter (1835-1908) was a prominent voice in the Social Gospel movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This book, the first in-depth study of Potter's life and work, examines his career in the Episcopal church as well as the origins and legacy of his progressive social views. As industrialization and urbanization spread in the nineteenth century, the Social Gospel movement sought to apply Christian teachings to effect ...

All Things Human: Henry Codman Potter and the Social Gospel in the Episcopal Church 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252028779

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