By David Stricklin
Led via the novel Walter Nathan Johnson within the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties, innovative Baptists produced civil rights advocates, hard work organizers, women's rights advocates, and proponents of disarmament and abolition of capital punishment. They challenged one of the most basic features of southern society and of Baptist ecclesiastical constitution and perform. for his or her efforts and ideology, a lot of those women and men suffered as they misplaced jobs, skilled actual chance and damage, and continued personality assassination.
In A family tree of Dissent, David Stricklin strains the background of those innovative Baptists and their descendants through the 20th century and indicates how they created an lively tradition of protest inside a hugely conventional society.
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A Genealogy of Dissent: Southern Baptist Protest in the Twentieth Century: Southern Baptist Protest in the 20th Century (Religion in the South) by David Stricklin