Perfectionist Politics: Abolitionism and the Religious Tensions of American Democracy (Religion and Politics)

By: Douglas M. Strong

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1st Edition / 1st Printing - Previous owner's name and green mark on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. From private collection. In archival mylar protected dust jacket. ................. .................... .................... . This text tells the story of the American reform movement known as ecclesiastical abolitionism. Reconciling church and state through the ethical experience of evangelical perfectionism, these radical Protestants formed a network of abolition churches and campaigned for the Liberty party. ................ ....................... ........................ TOC: 1. A Middle Course: The Mediating Role of Evangelical Perfectionism p. 12 -- 2. Spiritual Democracy: The Development of Antislavery Church Reform p. 44 -- 3. Liberty Party Theology: Perfectionist Undergirding for Political Activity p. 66 -- 4. The Abolition Church: Expanding the Ecclesiastical Abolitionist Network p. 91 -- 5. A Political Millennium: The Imminent Inauguration of God's Government p. 116 -- 6. The Burned-Out District: The Fragmenting of Ecclesiastical Abolitionism p. 137 -- Epilogue: An Enduring Legacy p. 161.

Title: Perfectionist Politics: Abolitionism and the Religious Tensions of American Democracy (Religion and Politics)

Author Name: Douglas M. Strong

Categories: Theology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: June 1999

ISBN Number: 0815627939

ISBN Number 13: 9780815627937

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 12959