Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) was a German-American theologian and social reformer and Baptist minister who ministered among the poor and the industrial workers of New York City. As a witness to extreme poverty he came to the view that Christianity should be at the core of social renewal and helped develop the Social Gospel movement.
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Modern History Sourcebook: Rauschenbusch: The Social Gospel, 1908
Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918) was a Baptist minister among the poor and the industrial workers of New York city. Excerpt from his book Christianity and the Social Crisis which is a major text of the social gospel movement.
A prayer of Walter Rauschenbusch
Text of a prayer by the Baptist social reformer.
Article on Rauschenbusch's contributions to theology published in the Cambridge History of English and American Literature.
Short biographical sketches of the Baptist minister from the Reformed Reader.
Examination of the Baptist minister's early life and his pastorate in the Hell's Kitchen area of New York City that led him to the Social Gospel.
Walter Rauschenbusch and the Social Gospel
Resources on the social gospel theologian, the social context in which the social gospel movement originated and developed, the theology of social gospel and writings by Rauschenbusch.
Walter Rauschenbusch Resources at Questia
Online books available by subscription.
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