Christianity And The Social Crisis [NOOK Book]

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A fascinating social commentary by a noted theologian on how religion and modern society can fall away from each other or merge to form a stronger society and a better religion. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

A primary architect of the Social...

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Christianity And The Social Crisis

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Overview

A fascinating social commentary by a noted theologian on how religion and modern society can fall away from each other or merge to form a stronger society and a better religion. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940024384732
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1920 volume
  • File size: 766 KB

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.
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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
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    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.

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