I am teaching this again in the spring of 2019. I will probably update some of this given the current crises and a New Social Gospel analysis, but these are the basics. 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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