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Fighting to preserve a nation's soul : America's ecumenical war on poverty / Robert Bauman.

Author/Creator:
Bauman, Robert, 1964- author.
Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Economic assistance, Domestic.
Economic assistance, Domestic -- Moral and ethical aspects.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780820354873
0820354872
OCLC:
1052877563