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Author Link, Eugene P., 1907-

Title Labor-religion Prophet : The Times And Life Of Harry F. Ward / Eugene P. Link ; with a foreword by Corliss Lamont and illustrations by Lynd Ward
Published Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018
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Series Academy of independent scholars retrospections series
Academy of Independent Scholars retrospections series.
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Preparatory Years -- The Little Minister in Vibrant Chicago -- A Magna Charta for Church-Labor Relations -- Whirlwinds in Boston -- Family Rituals and Loyalties -- Building the American Civil Liberties Union -- The Internationalist Experience -- Soviet Communism: A New Civilization? -- Revolutionary Trends in Religion: The Federation -- The American Revolutionary Tradition: New America -- The League Against War and Fascism -- Union Seminary Days: Theology or Moral Action? -- On the Firing Line Every Day -- The Outrageous Assumption: Jesus and Marx -- What Needs Now To Be Done? -- "Why I Have Found Life Worth Living" -- "Stay In!" -- Letter to Dean Wicks
Summary As first national chairman of the American Civil Liberties Union, the first professor of Christian ethics at both Boston University and Union Theological Seminary, and a pioneer of dialogs between religion and Marxism, Harry F. Ward led a life marked with many milestones. An advocate of the working-class and the underprivileged, Ward avoided the do
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Eugene P. Link is professor emeritus of history at State University of New York, Plattsburgh. Dr. Link began his association with Harry Ward as a student at Union Theological Seminary in the 1930s; when Dr. Link married, Harry Ward performed the ceremony. In the course of his career, Dr. Link has served as a Fulbright Lecturer in India, as dean of social sciences for SUNY-New Paltz, and as chairman of the sociology department for the University of Denver
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Subject Ward, Harry Frederick, 1873-1966.
Ward, Harry Frederick, 1873-1966.
Christian sociology -- United States -- History
Church and social problems -- United States -- History
Labor -- United States -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History
Christian sociology.
Church and social problems.
Labor -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
RELIGION / Christian Life / Social Issues.
RELIGION / Christianity / General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429044720
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