Brahmin Prophet: Phillips Brooks and the Path of Liberal Protestantism

Brahmin Prophet: Phillips Brooks and the Path of Liberal Protestantism

Gillis J. Harp


The Reverend Phillips Brooks, writer of the liked Christmas Carol, O Little city of Bethlehem, used to be undeniably probably the most well known preachers of Gilded Age the United States. although, only a few severe stories of his lifestyles and paintings exist. during this insightful booklet, Gillis J. Harp areas Brooks's non secular suggestion in its right old, cultural, and ecclesiastical contexts whereas clarifying the resources of Brooks's idea. the result's a fuller, richer portrait of this luminous determine and of this transitional period in American protestantism.

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