Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century

Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century Hein skillfully provides regional religious and historical contexts for Powell s life and furnishes penetrating insights into the man and the entire Episcopal establishment of this era The author re

  • Title: Noble Powell and the Episcopal Establishment in the Twentieth Century
  • Author: David Hein
  • ISBN: 9781556353949
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hein skillfully provides regional, religious, and historical contexts for Powell s life and furnishes penetrating insights into the man and the entire Episcopal establishment of this era The author resourcefully combines secondary scholarship, personal conversations and communications, and conventional primary documents to capture Powell s personality, career, and relatHein skillfully provides regional, religious, and historical contexts for Powell s life and furnishes penetrating insights into the man and the entire Episcopal establishment of this era The author resourcefully combines secondary scholarship, personal conversations and communications, and conventional primary documents to capture Powell s personality, career, and relationships Anyone with a serious interest in American religious history will find this compelling biography to be both informative and thought provoking Samuel C Shepherd Jr Journal of Southern History Hein s wide knowledge of the sociocultural forces at work in the mid twentieth century, and especially the forces that generated the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, have enabled him to illuminate an entire period of Episcopal Church history through the life and work of one man Hein s gracious style, judicious insights, and especially his striking ability to penetrate the subtleties of southern religion in brief and trenchant observations make this book a pleasure to read Susan J White, Anglican and Episcopal History A painstaking, thoughtful biography To this story Hein brings balance, sensitivity, and exhaustive research As the last bishop of the old church, Noble Powell will be remembered longer than many of his predecessors James Bready, Balti Sun This biography is meticulously researched, full of primary source material and rich documentation It is fun to read for anyone with an interest in American Protestant history David E Sumner, Journal of American History David Hein is Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Hood College Frederick, Maryland His latest book is Geoffrey Fisher Archbishop of Canterbury, 1945 1961 Pickwick Publications.

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