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St. Mark's and the Social Gospel (Hardcover)

Ellen Blue

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Hardcover. The impact of St. Mark s Community Center and United Methodist Church on the city of New Orleans is immense. Their stories are dramatic reflections of the times. But these sto.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 303 pages. 0.456. N° de ref. de la librería 9781572338210

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Título: St. Mark's and the Social Gospel (Hardcover)

Año de publicación: 2011

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: New

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    The impact of St. Mark’s Community Center and United Methodist Church on the city of New Orleans is immense. Their stories are dramatic reflections of the times. But these stories are more than mere reflections because St. Mark’s changed the picture, leading the way into different understandings of what urban diversity could and should mean. This book looks at the contributions of St. Mark’s, in particular the important role played by women (especially deaconesses) as the church confronted social issues through the rise of the social gospel movement and into the modern civil rights era.
    Ellen Blue uses St. Mark’s as a microcosm to tell a larger, overlooked story about women in the Methodist Church and the sources of reform. One of the few volumes on women’s history within the church, this book challenges the dominant narrative of the social gospel movement and its past.
     St. Mark’s and the Social Gospel begins by examining the period between 1895 and World War I, chronicling the center’s development from its early beginnings as a settlement house that served immigrants and documenting the early social gospel activities of Methodist women in New Orleans. Part II explores the efforts of subsequent generations of women to further gender and racial equality between the 1920s and 1960. Major topics addressed in this section include an examination of the deaconesses’ training in Christian Socialist economic theory and the church’s response to the Brown decision.  The third part focuses on the church’s direct involvement in the school desegregation crisis of 1960 , including an account of the pastor who broke the white boycott of a desegregated elementary school by taking his daughter back to class there. Part IV offers a brief look at the history of St. Mark’s since 1965.
    Shedding new light on an often neglected subject, St. Mark’s and the Social Gospel will be welcomed by scholars of religious history, local history, social history, and women’s studies.

About the Author:

ELLEN BLUE is the Mouzon Biggs Jr. Associate Professor of the History of Christianity and United Methodist Studies at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is the coauthor of Attentive to God: Thinking Theologically in Ministry.   She teaches and writes about women’s issues and the post-Katrina church in New Orleans.

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