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Published: 22 May 2014

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199334223

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Exodus and Liberation

Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

John Coffey

  • A new account of how the Bible's liberationist texts were deployed and contested in a series of political crises in British and American history. It argues that Exodus and Jubilee carried one of the big ideas in Anglophone political culture - the idea of deliverance
  • Traces a series of political crises in Anglo-American history from the sixteenth-century Reformation to the Civil Rights Movement