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Politics and Piety: Baptist Social Reform in America, 1770-1860

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Description: Historians have painted a picture of nineteenth-century Baptists huddled in clapboard meetinghouses preaching sermons and singing hymns, seemingly unaware of the wider world. According to this view, Baptists were ""so heavenly-minded, they were of no earthly good."" Overlooked are the illustrative stories of Baptists fighting poverty, promoting abolition, ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published May 29th 2014 by Pickwick Publications
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Jun 12, 2015 Eric rated it really liked it
Interesting look at the union of political action and the desire to make Christ known to the world in the area of Baptist life in the 19th Century.
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