Christianity And The Social Crisis / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $8.15
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 83%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (21) from $8.15   
  • New (7) from $17.04   
  • Used (14) from $8.15   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 3
Showing 1 – 10 of 21 (3 pages)
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$8.15
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(320)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Acceptable
A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting ... of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Austin, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$8.16
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(3343)

Condition: Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not ... include working access code or dust jacket Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.17
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10772)

Condition: Good
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta ... Book Company. Our mailers are 100% recyclable. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Atlanta, GA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$8.17
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5436)

Condition: Good
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.

Ships from: Phoenix, AZ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$10.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(0)

Condition: Very Good
Tight, clean copy with underlining throughout text. Previous owner's name on half title page. Light shelf rubbing to wraps. Great reference and reading copy. 8vo - over 7? - 9?" ... tall Read more Show Less

Ships from: Boise, ID

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$12.00
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(290)

Condition: Very Good
Westminster John Knox Press, 1992. Trade Paperback First Edition,First Printing. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Cover shows light shelf and edge wear. Gift inscription on the ... front page. Text is unmarked. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Knoxville, TN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$12.50
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(49205)

Condition: Very Good
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ... code or dust jacket. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$13.45
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(48)

Condition: Very Good
1992 Paperback Very Good. Owners name on free endpaper. Crease on back corner cover. Clean. Sharp. Tight. Unmarked. Glossy, vibrant cover. Minimal shelf wear on corners/ends. ... Very nice, clean copy. Solid. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed by Go-Getter Books. Ships same day or next business day. Give us a try. Thanks for your order. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Valencia, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$15.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(242)

Condition: Very Good
1992 Paperback Very Good

Ships from: State College, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$17.04
Seller since 2012

Feedback rating:

(53)

Condition: New
1992 Paperback NEW * GIFT QUALITY. In Stock.

Ships from: BALDWIN, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 3
Showing 1 – 10 of 21 (3 pages)
Close
Sort by

Overview

CHRISTIANITY AND THE SOCIAL CRISIS by WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH Originally published in I92O. Contents include: INTRODUCTION xi CHAPTER I THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY THE HEBREW PROPHETS Historical importance of the prophets Their religion ethical and therefore social Their morality public and not pnvate. Their sympathy with the oppressed The effect of their social interest on their religious development Later religious indi vidualism a triumph of faith, but not pure gam The prophetic hope of social perfection The ' pessimism of the prophets. Summary I CHAPTER II THE SOCIAL AIMS OF JESUS The new social interpretation of the gospel Jesus not a social reformer, but a religious initiator Significance of his relations to John the Baptist. The kingdom of God his aim , its pre vious meaning , his changes in the ideal , the persistence of its social essence. The ethics of the new society. Christ's indifference to ritual and his insistence on social morality. His teachings on wealth His social affinities. His revolu tionary consciousness 44 CHAPTER III THE SOCIAL IMPETUS OF PRIMITIVE CHRISTIANITY The probability of a gap between Jesus and his followers The limitations of our information. The hope of the coming of vn Viii CONTENTS FAG* the Lord. The revolutionary character of the millennial hope. The political consciousness of Christians. The society-mak ing force of primitive Christianity. The so-called communism at Jerusalem. The primitive churches as fraternal communi ties. The leaven of Christian democracy. The outcome of the discussion 93 CHAPTER IV WHY HAS CHRISTIANITY NEVER UNDERTAKEN THE WORK OF SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION? The problem stated. Impossibility of any social propaganda in the first centuries. Postponement to the Lord's coming. Hostility to the Empire and its civilization. The limitations of primitive Christianity and their perpetuation. The other worldlmess of Christianity. The ascetic tendency. Monas ticism. Sacramentahsm. The dogmatic interest. The churchliness of Christianity. Subservience to the State. The disappearance of church democracy. The lack of sci entific comprehension of social development. Results of the discussion. The passing of these causes in modern life. Conclusion 143 CHAPTER V THE PRESENT CRISIS A prelude. The industrial revolution. The land and the people. Work and wages. The morale of the workers. The physi cal decline of the people. The wedge of inequality. The crumbling of political democracy. The tainting of the moral atmosphere. The undermining of the family. The fell or the rise of Christian civilization 211 CHAPTER VI THE STAKE OF THE CHURCH IN THE SOCIAL MOVEMENT The purpose of this chapter. The Church and its real estate. The Church and its income. The volunteer workers of the CONTENTS Church. The supply and spirit of the ministry. The Church and poverty. The Church and its human material. The hostile ethics of commercialism. Christian civilization and foreign missions. The Church and the working class. The forward call to the Church 387 CHAPTER VII WHAT TO Do No thoroughfare. 11 Social repentance and faith. Social evan gelization. The pulpit and the social question. The Chris tian conception of life and property. The creation of customs and institutions. Stewardship and ownership. Solidarity and communism. The upward movement of the working class. Summary of the argument. The new aposto late , 343.

A primary architect of the Social Gospel, a movement that responded to the changing social and industrial conditions in the U.S. during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, presents his prophetic interpretation of Jesus and the kingdom, understanding of troubling conditions that call the church to faithful witness, and to work toward meaningful political and economic reforms.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664253219
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Series: Library of Theological Ethics Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 468
  • Product dimensions: 1.04 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) was a Christian theologian and Baptist minister, and a key figure in the Social Gospel movement in the United States.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword
General Editors' Introduction
Author's Introduction
Ch. I The Historical Roots of Christianty: The Hebrew Prophets 1
Ch. II The Social Aims of Jesus 44
Ch. III The Social Impetus of Primitive Christianity 93
Ch. IV Why Has Christianity Never Undertaken the Work of Social Reconstruction? 143
Ch. V The Present Crisis 211
Ch. VI The Stake of the Church in the Social Movement 287
Ch. VII What to Do 343
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 2
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(1)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 – 3 of 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2013

    Hard to read

    Probably because Im not used to the wording. The one page I read talked at me, not to me.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 20, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 – 3 of 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)