By David Stricklin
Led via the unconventional Walter Nathan Johnson within the Twenties and Thirties, revolutionary Baptists produced civil rights advocates, exertions organizers, women's rights advocates, and proponents of disarmament and abolition of capital punishment. They challenged essentially the most primary elements of southern society and of Baptist ecclesiastical constitution and perform. for his or her efforts and ideology, lots of those women and men suffered as they misplaced jobs, skilled actual risk and harm, and persisted personality assassination.
In A family tree of Dissent, David Stricklin strains the historical past of those innovative Baptists and their descendants in the course of the 20th century and indicates how they created an energetic 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