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Exodus and liberation : deliverance politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr. / John Coffey.

Author/Creator:
Coffey, John, 1969-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 301 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Christianity and politics -- History.
Exodus, The.
Bible. Exodus. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Exodus..
Christianity and politics.
Liberty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction : biblical traditions that call for liberation
The only parallel : the Puritan revolution as England's exodus
God's favourite people : the revolutions of 1688 and 1776
Pretended votaries of freedom : the rise of Protestant antislavery to 1807
Yours for the jubilee : the abolitionists' scriptural imagination, 1808-1865
When Israel was in Egyptland : black exodus politics, 1808-1865
I have seen the promised land : the persistence of deliverance politics, 1865-2008
Conclusion : sacred texts, godly readers, and historical change.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199334223 (alk. paper)
0199334226 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
848267519
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