Christianity And The Social Crisis / Edition 1

Christianity And The Social Crisis / Edition 1

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by Walter Rauschenbusch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664253210

ISBN-13: 9780664253219

Pub. Date: 01/01/1992

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Walter Rauschenbusch was the primary architect of the Social Gospel, a movement that responded to the changing social and industrial conditions in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In this book, he presents his path-breaking and prophetic interpretation of Jesus and the kingdom and his understanding of troubling conditions

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Walter Rauschenbusch was the primary architect of the Social Gospel, a movement that responded to the changing social and industrial conditions in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In this book, he presents his path-breaking and prophetic interpretation of Jesus and the kingdom and his understanding of troubling conditions that call the church to faithful witness and to work toward meaningful political and economic reforms.

The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts in easily accessible form. Volumes in this series will enable sustained dialogue with predecessors though reflection on classic works in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664253219
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/01/1992
Series:
Library of Theological Ethics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
1.04(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
General Editors' Introduction
Author's Introduction
Ch. IThe Historical Roots of Christianty: The Hebrew Prophets1
Ch. IIThe Social Aims of Jesus44
Ch. IIIThe Social Impetus of Primitive Christianity93
Ch. IVWhy Has Christianity Never Undertaken the Work of Social Reconstruction?143
Ch. VThe Present Crisis211
Ch. VIThe Stake of the Church in the Social Movement287
Ch. VIIWhat to Do343

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Christianity And The Social Crisis 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Probably because Im not used to the wording. The one page I read talked at me, not to me.