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Author Raven, Charles E.

Title Christian Socialism 1848-1854
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012
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Contents Cover; Christian Socialism 1848-1854; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Chapter I. Introductory : Laissez-faire and Its Champions; Christianity and Socialism-the Tragedy and Causes of Their Estrangement; The French Revolution The Starting-point-the Rapidity of The Change in Social Life-consequences of This Rapidity Upon Religion -- ; The Church and Its Parties in Their Attitude to Social Problems -paley Typical-the Evangelical Revival-individualism and Other-worldliness-wilberforce-intellectual Weakness -effects of Sunday Schools
F.D. Maurice-his Humility, Obscurity and Diffidence-his Theology in Its Bearing On Social and Industrial Problems- His Political PositionC. Kingsley and His Place in The Movement-his Character and Powers-his Defects; C.B. Mansfield-his Character and Value to The Group -- ; Chapter III. The Beginning of The Movement; Politics for The People Started-its Contributors-objects and Character-moderate Tone-protests Against It-maurice's Influence; The Failure of Politics-and Its Results-the Extension of The Group-the New Members
Robert Owen A Lonely Rebel-his Experiments-their Failure- His War Against The Religious and Moral Conventions-good and Evil Influence of His Work -The Forerunners of Christian Socialism-sou They-his Support of Owen and Hatred of Laissez-faire-coleridge-his Influence Against The Benthamites-and Upon Maurice- Carlyle and The Dawn of A Better Day; Chapter II. The Founders of Christian Socialism; J.M. Ludlow The True Founder-his Early Years, Character, and Ability-political and Religious Views-his Later Life; His Friendship With Maurice-its Origin-and Quality
The Night-school-the Coming of T. Hughes-his Character- and Place in The GroupThe Weekly Bible-reading; Chapter IV. The Discovery of A Policy; The Necessity for Practical Measures-the Meetings With Working-men-new Recruits, Lloyd Jones, Cooper and Others; Ludlow and The Associations Ouvrures-the Morning Chron- Icle and Its Disclosures-the Cholera, Walsh and Mansfield in Bermondsey -- ; Proposals for Action-a Sanitary League-the Tailors and Association-maurice Hesitates; The Decision-foundation of Castle Street Association- Massey Its Secretary-tracts On Christian Socialism
The Oxford Movement-its Value-its Reactionary Character- Its Absorption in Detail-its Neglect of Social Matters-its Evil Influence in ' Side-tracking ' English Christianity -- The Hostility of The Church to Social Reform-the Evils Mani- Fest-the Blindness of Churchmen-the Cult of Liberty- -; Laissez-faire and Its Supporters-bentham and Utilitarianism -malthus and The Struggle for Existence-ricardo and The Law of Wages-progress in Despite of These
Notes Chapter V. Literary Activities
Published in the year 1968, Christian Socialism 1848-1854 is a valued contribution to he field of Politics
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Subject Christian socialism.
Christian socialism.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136265449