Soul In Society

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800628918
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/5/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Good Society and the Legacy of Social Christianity 1
Troeltsch and the History of Christian Social Teaching 4
Rauschenbusch and the Christian Social Revolution 6
Niebuhr, Bennett, and Social Christianity 6
Kaus and Civic Liberalism 8
Social Christianity Today 15
2 Christianizing the Modern Order: The Progressivist Faith 21
Shailer Mathews's Reformist Progressivism 23
Walter Rauschenbusch and Democratic Socialism 25
Mathews and Christian Sociology 30
Rauschenbusch and the Struggle for the Kingdom 38
Mathews and Foreign Policy 48
Rauschenbusch and the Great War 51
Mathews and the War 54
Harry Emerson Fosdick 60
Mathews and Modernism 69
Justin Wroe Nixon 75
Charles Clayton Morrison 77
Reinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Century 84
3 Christian Realism: The Niebuhrian Turn 91
Niebuhr as Socialist 91
Niebuhr as Antifascist 102
Niebuhr and Realpolitik 116
Niebuhr against the War in Vietnam 136
Niebuhr as Theologian 143
Reinhold and H. Richard Niebuhr 156
4 Realisms in Conflict: Disputing the "New Liberal Consensus" 162
John C. Bennett 164
Christian Realism in a New Era 173
Liberation Theologies 181
Michael Novak and the Christian Realist Right 189
Neoconservatives and Access to Power 198
Neuhaus and the Catholic Moment 207
5 De-centering Voices: Pluralization and the Liberationist Revolutions 221
Charles Clayton Morrison and Ecumenism 221
John Courtney Murray and the American Proposition 229
James H. Cone and Black Theology 235
Womanist Theology 253
Mary Daly and Feminist Theology 256
Rosemary Radford Ruether 263
Women-Church 275
6 Failure of a Dream? Economic Democracy and the Economics of Nature 282
Democratic Socialism and Christian Realists 282
Neoconservatism and Christian Ethics 288
Market Socialism and Economic Democracy 293
Cooperative Enterprises in the United States 297
Mutual Funds and the Meidner Plan 301
Ecotheology 308
John B. Cobb Jr. and Third-Way Economics 316
7 Communities of Memory: Social Christianity after Christendom 336
Habits of the Heart 337
Communitarianism and the Social Gospel 343
Stanley Hauerwas and the Kingdom 351
Culture Religion and American Christianity 361
James Gustafson and the Church as Participant 367
The Kingdom of Christ 371
The Next Generation 373
Index 377
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