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The Gospel of Freedom & PowerProtestant Missionaries in American Culture after World War II$
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Sarah E. Ruble

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780807835814

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807837429_ruble

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Protestant Mainline

Protestant Mainline

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(p.19) Chapter One Protestant Mainline
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The Gospel of Freedom & Power
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Sarah E. Ruble

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807837429_ruble.5

After World War II, mainline institutions such as the Methodist Church and the Christian Century presented mainline Protestantism and its missionaries as part of a U.S. vanguard bringing freedom and peace. However, many mainline leaders assert that their vision of freedom does not align with that of the United States. This chapter discusses the mainline's assessment of the United States' role in the postwar world and the impact of America's Wilsonian logic on the world. It also highlights Century writers' criticisms of U.S. power and the obligations of American Protestantism.

Keywords:   World War II, Methodist Church, Christian Century, Protestantism, missionaries, freedom, peace, Wilsonian logic, American Protestantism

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