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The Social Gospel in American Religion

The Social Gospel in American Religion

a history

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Published by NYU Press in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationvii, 271 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26255323M
ISBN 101479888575
ISBN 109781479888573

Read the full-text online edition of The Rise of the Social Gospel in American Protestantism, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Rise of the Social Gospel in American The Rise of the Social Gospel in American Protestantism, Sociology in the Service of Religion The book was Walter Rauschenbusch's Christianity and the Social Crisis, and the book catapulted Rauschenbusch and his "social gospel" into the nation's consciousness, a message he had been honing.

  Woke Christianity is the newest movement in the evangelical Church that is causing a wave of division unseen and unmatched in the history of the Church since the Protestant Reformation. Led by outspoken “woke” social justice warriors — like Thabiti Anyabwile, Eric Mason, Jemar Tisby, Russell Moore, and Kyle Howard — this movement has . "Broadly conceived and meticulously researched, this is the most thorough study yet done of religion and racial reform in the Social Gospel era. Luker has made a major contribution to a reinterpretation of American religious history that makes race continuously (and not just intermittently) a central theme in the story."--David W. Wills.

The spirit and mission of the Riverside Church in Manhattan can be linked to the tradition of the Social Gospel, often said to be one of the most powerful religious movements in American . The Social Gospel in American Religion Book Summary: A remarkable history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement. The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social gospel movement. Its impact on American society makes it one of the most influential developments in.


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This book should become, in short order, the standard history of the Social Gospel." (Barry Hankins,Professor of History, Baylor University) "Few subjects in American religious history invite interdisciplinary inquiries and readerships as much as does the Social Gospel.5/5(1).

The Social Gospel in American Religion considers an impressive array of historical figures including Washington Gladden, Emil Hirsch, Frances Willard, Reverdy Ransom, Walter Rauschenbusch, Stephen Wise, John Ryan, Harry Emerson Fosdick, A.J.

Muste, Georgia Harkness, and Benjamin Mays. The Social Gospel in American Religion: A History - Kindle edition by Evans, Christopher H.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Social Gospel in American Religion: A History.5/5(1). The Social Gospel in American Religion Christopher H. Evans. out of 5 stars 1.

Paperback. $ Liberty and Justice for All: Racial Reform and the Social Gospel () (Rauschenbusch Lectures, New Ser., 2) Ronald C. White Jr. out of 5 Cited by: Get this from a library. The social gospel in American religion: a history. [Christopher Hodge Evans] -- This book is a remarkable history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement.

The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social. Its impact on American society makes it one of the most influential developments in American religious opher H.

Evans traces the development of the social gospel in American Protestantism, and illustrates how the religious idealism of the movement also rose up within Judaism and ry to the works of previous. Author note: Ronald C.

White, Jr. is Chaplain and Assistant Professor of Religion at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington. >P>C. Howard Hopkins is Professor of History Emeritus at Rider College and Director of the John R.

Mott Biography Project. He is the author of The Rise of the Social Gospel in American Protestantism. "American Historical Review" ÝT¨his is the most thorough study yet done of religion and racial reform in the Social Gospel era. David W.

Wills, Amherst College He presents the social gospel spokesmen in all their diversity, black and white, conservative and liberal, enthusiastic and agonizing.

Louis R. Harlan, University of Maryland at Cited by:   Some of the other leaders of the Social Gospel movement were Dr.

Washington Gladden (), a Congregational minister and leading member of the Progressive Movement, Josiah Strong (), a Protestant clergyman who was a strong supporter of American imperialism, and Walter Rauschenbusch (), a Baptist preacher and Christian theologian who wrote several influential books.

The Social Gospel in American Religion considers an impressive array of historical figures including Washington Gladden, Emil Hirsch, Frances Willard, Reverdy Ransom, Walter Rauschenbusch, Stephen Wise, John Ryan, Harry Emerson Fosdick, A.J. Muste, Georgia Harkness, and Benjamin Mays. It demonstrates how these figures contributed to the shape Author: Christopher H.

Evans. Readers who have interests in the ethics of social reform, liberal theology and its opposition, African-American and feminist studies, rhetorical analyses of popular preaching, straight-out sociology, and the larger American historical contexts of movements and emphases like the Social Gospel will find reason to read this book with : Martin E.

Marty. In The Social Gospel in American Religion readers will appreciate the true scope of the Social Gospel witness for over the last century and recognize its prophetic relevance and urgent resonance for today's broken world in need of Good News."-Rev. Paul Raushenbush,Senior Vice-President for Public Engagement, Auburn Seminary.

From the Brand: New York University Press. The social gospel becomes, from this perspective, not just a Protestant moment at the turn of the century, but a dominant theme running throughout the course of American religious history.

Evans identifies four different aspects that work together to make the social gospel unique. Evangelical Christians Grapple With Racism As Sin For many, the Gospel is more about the need for personal salvation than the duty to address societal ills.

The Social Gospel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Presents the movement that changed religion and social policy in America /5(7). About the Book.

This book is a remarkable history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement. The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social gospel movement.

Its impact on American society makes it one of the most influential developments in American religious : Christopher H. Evans. The Social Gospel in American Religion: A History - Ebook written by Christopher H.

Evans. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Social Gospel in American Religion: A : Christopher H. Evans. Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr.

and the Black Social Gospel by Gary Dorrien Yale University Press, T he revitalization of religious left activism has been in the news a lot lately.

Last year, Reuters, Bloomberg, and The Washington Post reported on the religious left as a resurgent political movement. Last June, The New York Times featured. It should be of use to anyone interested in the development of American religion and culture at the beginning of the twentieth century.

As a sophisticated analysis of several historical trends focused through the lens of the Social Gospel, it is at once religious, social, and intellectual history and probably some other types of history yet Cited by: 4.

In A Consuming Faith, Susan Curtis analyzes the startling convergence of two events previously treated independently: the emergence of a modern consumer-oriented culture and the rise of the social gospel movement. By examining the lives and works of individuals who identified themselves as social gospelers, rather than just groups or individuals who fit a particular.

This book is a remarkable history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement. The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social gospel movement. Its impact on American society makes it one of the most influential developments in American religious history.The Social Gospel in American Religion A History (Book): Evans, Christopher Hodge: This book is a remarkable history of the powerful and influential social gospel movement.

The global crises of child labor, alcoholism and poverty were all brought to our attention through the social gospel movement. Its impact on American society makes it one of the most influential developments in American.Social Gospel, liberal movement within American Protestantism that attempted to apply biblical teachings to problems associated with industrialization.

It took form during the latter half of the 19th cent. under the leadership of Washington Gladden and Walter Rauschenbusch, who feared the isolation of religion from the working class.