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By Warren Goldstein | Comments: ( 666 ) | Date: ( Dec 06, 2019 )

A magnet for controversy, the media, and followers, the Rev William Sloane Coffin Jr was the premier voice of northern religious liberalism for than a quarter century, and a worthy heir to the Rev Martin Luther King Jr From his pulpits at Yale University and, later, New York City s Riverside Church, Coffin focused national attention on civil rights, the anti VietnA magnet for controversy, the media, and followers, the Rev William Sloane Coffin Jr was the premier voice of northern religious liberalism for than a quarter century, and a worthy heir to the Rev Martin Luther King Jr From his pulpits at Yale University and, later, New York City s Riverside Church, Coffin focused national attention on civil rights, the anti Vietnam War movement, disarmament, and gay rights This revealing biography based on unparalleled access to family papers and candid interviews with Coffin, his colleagues, family, friends, lovers, and wives tells for the first time the remarkable story of Coffin s life.An army and CIA veteran before assuming the post of Yale University chaplain at the youthful age of 33, Coffin gained notoriety as a leader of a dangerous civil rights Freedom Ride in 1961, as a defendant in the Boston Five trial of draft resisters in 1969, and as the preeminent voice of liberal religious dissent into the 1980s This book encompasses Coffin s turbulent private life as well as his flamboyant, joyful public career, while dramatically illuminating the larger social movements that consumed his days and defined his times.


  • Title: William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience
  • Author: Warren Goldstein
  • ISBN: 9780300111545
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

  • Gary

    Excellent biography which pulls no punches. Bill Coffin had a positive influence on a lot of people (including me), but he was not without his flaws. While the world seems a different place in so many ways than in Coffin's heyday (60s and 70s)--who, in an age of social media, cares about preachers anymore?--there are broader issues worth examining here, from the public to the personal. Public: is Coffin's message of social justice any less relevant now when the economic chasm between rich and po [...]


  • Roger Paine

    This is a through and very candid biography of Bill Coffin, who was chaplain at Yale when I was there and went on to become Senior Minister at Riverside Church in New York City. After MLK, Bill was the most influential religious leader in America during the 20th Century. He was a leader in both the civil rights movement and the peace movement during Vietnam.


  • Brendan

    crazy life, but interesting, neat guy


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