Privilege and Prophecy: Social Activism in the Post-War Episcopal Church
From Oxford University Press:
• Provides a narrative of the Episcopal Church’s evolving identity and social activism during the period 1945-1979
• Draws extensively on archival materials and periodicals from multiple sources, providing an intimate picture of how Episcopal leaders understood their role and responsibilities during a time of upheaval in American religious and social life
• Integrates social history with an understanding of theological language and concepts
Robert Tobin is a historian and priest in the Church of England. He was raised in Boston and Texas and took his first degree from Harvard. A Fulbright Scholar, he also holds degrees from Trinity College Dublin, Oxford, and Cambridge. He is the author of The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991.