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