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This freedom - whence?

Author: J Wesley Bready; American Tract Society.
Publisher: New York, American Tract Society [1942]
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Bready, J. Wesley (John Wesley), 1887-1953.
This freedom - whence?
New York, American Tract Society [1942]
(OCoLC)608835515
Named Person: John Wesley; John Wesley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Wesley Bready; American Tract Society.
OCLC Number: 1193243
Notes: "An abridgment and a revision of my recent ... 'England: before and after Wesley'."--Preface.
Description: xviii, 365 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 20 cm
Contents: Part 1. An age of "expiring hopes" --
1. Triple tragedies --
i. The anti-puritan purge --
ii. The expulsion of non-jurors --
iii. The suppression of convocation --
2. Blind guides --
i. The eighteenth century primates --
ii. Lesser prelates and their outlook --
iii. "how to organize a chaos!" --
iv. Pride precludes fellowship --
3. Slave-trading and bubble finance --
i. Nature and proportions of slave traffic --
ii. Actual slavery on English soil --
iii. Kidnapping, bound labor and transportation --
iv. South sea company and lesser bubbles --
4. Politics, penal code and prisons --
i. Walpole and the Whig oligarchy --
ii. Criminal laws and their administration --
iii. A barbarous prison system --
iv. A poignant paradox --
5. Dawn deferred --
i. General drama and the theatre --
ii. Ignorance, lawlessness and savagery --
iii. Ichabod? --
iv. Changing horizons --
Part 2. A people finds its soul --
6. The emergence of a prophet --
i. Contemporary versus historical judgments ii. Forerunners and a retrospect --
iii. An apparent failure --
iv. A transfigured soul --
v. The testing and expression of faith --
7. The shaping of a crusade --
i. The practical nature of the revival --
ii. Virulent opposition --
iii. Necessity creates initiative --
iv. Indispensable aids --
8. The preaching social righteousness --
i. Wesley's attacks on slavery --
ii. The reproach of war --
iii. The use and abuse of money and privilege --
9. The reassertion of the Christian ethic --
i. Wesley and the liquor traffic --
ii. Legal, political and state affairs --
iii. Economics and religion --
10. The spirit of equity and fellowship --
i. Dress and station --
ii. Constructive social work --
iii. An outburst of sacred song --
11. The passing of a prophet --
i. A last retrospect --
ii. Crossing the bar --
12. A nation reborn --
i. The streams o'erflow --
ii. New birth, new character, new moral and social zeal --
iii. Wilberforce and the Clapham sect --
iv. The wider impact --
Part 3. An era of epic reforms --
13. The abolition of slavery --
i. The far-flung boom of British emancipation --
ii. Modern slavery and the forces arrayed against it --
iii. Abolitionists and emancipationists --
iv. America's emancipation problem --
14. Parallel creative victories --
i. The humanizing of the prison system --
ii. The reform of the penal code --
iii. The origin and significance of protestant foreign missions --
15. Bulwarks of social liberty --
i. The emancipation of industrial England --
ii. Religion and British trade unionism --
iii. The independent labor movement and workmen's aspirations --
16. Creative social service --
i. Christian liberty in action --
ii. The march continues --
iii. Opportunity for the destitute child --
17. Christendom --
whither bound? --
i. The revival and the united states --
ii. Impacts on the British Empire --
iii. Is Christianity effete? --
18. Freedom shall live! --
i. A lesson from history --
ii. A common legacy.
Responsibility: By J. Wesley Bready ...

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