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Brahmin Prophet

Author: Gillis J. Harp

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9780742571983

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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The Reverend Phillips Brooks, author of the beloved Christmas Carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem, was undeniably one of the most popular preachers of Gilded Age America. However, very few critical studies of his life and work exist. In this insightful book, Gillis J. Harp places Brooks's religious thought in its proper historical, cultural, and ecclesiastical contexts while clarifying the sources of Brooks's inspiration. The result is a fuller, richer portrait of this luminous figure and of this transitional era in American protestantism.
Brahmin Prophet
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Gillis J. Harp
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The Reverend Phillips Brooks, author of the beloved Christmas Carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem, was undeniably one of the most popular preachers of Gilded Age America. However, very few critical studies of his life and work exist. In this insightful book, Gillis J. Harp places Brooks's religious thought in
The Trouble with
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Charles W. Fuller
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-05 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

In an era when the cult of personality has overtaken the task of preaching, Charles W. Fuller offers an engaging query into the necessary boundaries between the person of the preacher and the message preached. By thoroughly evaluating Phillips Brooks's classic "truth through personality" definition of preaching, Fuller brings to
Brahmin Prophet
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Gillis J. Harp
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Reverend Phillips Brooks was undeniably one of the most popular preachers of Gilded Age America and the author of the beloved Christmas carol, 'O Little Town of Bethlehem.' However, very few critical studies of his life and work exist. In this insightful book, Gillis J. Harp places Brooks's religious
Religion, Art, and Money
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Peter W. Williams
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-24 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on wealthy, urban Episcopalians and the influential ways they used their money. Peter W. Williams argues that such Episcopalians, many of them the country's most successful industrialists and financiers, left a deep and lasting mark on American
A Legacy of Preaching, Volume Two---Enlightenment to the Present Day
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Zondervan,
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-13 - Publisher: Zondervan Academic

A Legacy of Preaching, Volume Two--Enlightenment to the Present Day explores the history and development of preaching through a biographical and theological examination of its most important preachers. Instead of teaching the history of preaching from the perspective of movements and eras, each contributor tells the story of a particular