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

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Bearing witness against sin : the evangelical birth of the American social movement
Title
Bearing witness against sin
Title remainder
the evangelical birth of the American social movement
Statement of responsibility
Michael P. Young
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the 1830s the United States experienced a wave of movements for social change over temperance, the abolition of slavery, anti-vice activism, and a host of other moral reforms. Michael Young argues for the first time in Bearing Witness against Sin that together they represented a distinctive new style of mobilization--one that prefigured contemporary forms of social protest by underscoring the role of national religious structures and cultural schemas. In this book, Young identifies a new strain of protest that challenged antebellum Americans to take personal responsibility for reforming social problems. In this period activists demanded that social problems like drinking and slaveholding be recognized as national sins unsurpassed in their evil and immorality. This newly awakened consciousness undergirded by a confessional style of protest, seized the American imagination and galvanized thousands of people. Such a phenomenon, Young argues, helps explain the lives of charismatic reformers such as William Lloyd Garrison and the Grimke; sisters, among others. --From publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, Michael P
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.M6
LC item number
Y68 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social movements
  • Church and social problems
  • Social movements
  • United States
  • Church and social problems
  • Moral conditions
  • Social movements
  • Social movements
  • United States
  • Evangelikale Bewegung
  • Soziale Bewegung
  • USA
  • Entstehung
  • USA
  • Sociala rörelser
  • Kyrkan och sociala problem
  • Sociala rörelser
  • Förenta staterna
Label
Bearing witness against sin : the evangelical birth of the American social movement, Michael P. Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Control code
64956806
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780226960852
Lccn
2006015466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64956806
Label
Bearing witness against sin : the evangelical birth of the American social movement, Michael P. Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Control code
64956806
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780226960852
Lccn
2006015466
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64956806

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