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Author Smith, Ted A., 1968- author.

Title Weird John Brown : divine violence and the limits of ethics / Ted A. Smith.

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973.7116092 SMIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 204 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm.
Series Encountering traditions
Encountering traditions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The touchstone -- The fate of law -- Divine violence as the relief of law -- The higher law -- The politics of pardon -- Not yet the end.
Subject Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Ethics.
Political violence -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Political violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Political theology.
Ethics, Modern.
Variant Title Divine violence and the limits of ethics
ISBN 9780804788502