Beyond the Noise of Solemn Assemblies : The Protestant Ethic and the Quest for Social Justice in Canada

Reflections on the rise and transformative power of a new social consciousness

Main Author: Allen, Richard (Author)
Format: Electronic Book
Language: English
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Published: Montreal McGill-Queen's University Press 2019
Series/Journal: McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion Ser v.2.82
Online Access: Volltext
Print version: Allen, Richard: Beyond the Noise of Solemn Assemblies : The Protestant Ethic and the Quest for Social Justice in Canada. - Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press,c2019. - 9780773555044
Summary: Reflections on the rise and transformative power of a new social consciousness
Cover -- BEYOND THE NOISE OF SOLEMN ASSEMBLIES -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- PART ONE THE WORLD WE HAVE KNOWN -- 1 Growing Up Religious, Political, and Historical -- 2 Christians and the New Post-Second World War Regimes in Eastern Europe -- 3 The Great Protestant Ethic Debate: The First Phase, 1905-1960 -- 4 The Origins of Totalitarianism: More than a Problem of Interpretation -- PART TWO FROM PROVIDENCE TO PROGRESS -- 5 Providence to Progress: The Migration of an Idea in English-Canadian Thought -- 6 The Background of the Social Gospel in Canada -- 7 The Social Gospel and the Reform Tradition in Canada, 1890-1928 -- PART THREE CONSCIOUSNESS, CRISIS, AND CONSEQUENCES -- 8 Children of Prophecy: Wesley College Students in an Age of Reform -- 9 Salem Bland, the New Spirituality of the Social Gospel, and the Winnipeg Elite, 1903-1913 -- 10 J.S. Woodsworth and the Crisis of the Canadian City -- 11 The Social Gospel as the Religion of the Agrarian Revolt in Western Canada -- 12 The New Christianity in Post-Great War Toronto -- PART FOUR RELIGION AND POLITICAL TRANSFORMATION -- 13 "My Father Was an Evangelist": The Religious Setting of Norman Bethune's Early Years -- 14 Toward a Materialist Christianity: "Reasoning Otherwise" in the 1930s -- 15 "The End of History" - And Hope in a Time of Cold War and After -- 16 Max Weber and the "Iron Cage of Capitalism": The Debate Continues, 1960-2016 -- Postscript: Myth, Religion, and the Politics of Sacred and Secular -- Notes -- Index
ISBN: 9780773555532