I am teaching this again in the spring of 2017. I am working now on updating the material about the current crisis in light of the New Social Gospel analysis. Suggestions welcome
Child labor in 2nd Industrial Revolution; one goal of Social Gospel was social policy on a minimum age for work.
For all those who have wanted to know what sources I am using in my online class, The New Social Gospel, this spring, here you are:
The class method is taken from Freire. Read definitions.
Susan Thistlethwaite, #OccupytheBible: What Jesus Really Said (and Did) About Money and Power.
This OccupytheBible blog.
The Roosevelt Institute on “The Next American Economy.”
Walter Rauschenbusch, Christianity and the Social Crisis in the 21 st Century: the Classic That Woke up the Church, ed by Paul Raushenbush.
Washington Gladden and an excellent article on Gladden’s early work and its influence in Social Gospel.
W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk
Gender and the Social Gospel, Wendy Deichmann Edwards and Carolyn De Swarte Gifford
Article on Fr. John Ryan. This article…
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