New York: Paulist Press, (1970). First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo. 5.5 x 8 inches. vi + 153 [i] pp. Near fine in original red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and a near fine pictorial dust jacket. Item #32699
Two eminent progressive churchmen argue against the Church's support and encouragement of the Political State by its social action. Howard Kester's copy with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Kester was a white American religious leader, social activist, and organizer noted for his work in the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and other organizations devoted to racial justice including the NAACP. This 1970 first printing is scarce.