Fighting to preserve a nation's soul : America's ecumenical war on poverty (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Fighting to preserve a nation's soul : America's ecumenical war on poverty

Author: Robert Bauman
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides the first book-length study of the contributions of religious leaders to the War on Poverty, and it demonstrates their centrality to that effort, both in supporting OEO director Sargent  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Sargent Shriver; Sargent Shriver
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bauman
ISBN: 9780820354873 0820354872
OCLC Number: 1052877563
Description: xviii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: setting the context for the struggle : religion and the war on poverty --
"Kind of a secular sacrament" : the Catholic war on poverty --
The conscience of the church : The National Council of Churches and the war on poverty --
Creating an ecumenical antipoverty coalition : IFCO, black power, and the war on poverty --
The Black Manifesto : challenging the ecumenical antipoverty coalition --
Fracturing the antipoverty coalition : the aftermath of the Black Manifesto --
Conclusion: "To become as radical as Christ" : faith-based activism and the long war on poverty in the twenty-first century --
Manuscript repositories and collections --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: America's ecumenical war on poverty
Responsibility: Robert Bauman.

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