Christianizing the Social Order

Christianizing the Social Order

by Walter Rauschenbusch


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ISBN-13: 9781606085721
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Pages: 508
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Social Awakening of the Churches

I The Awakening of the Nation 1

II The Response of the Churches 7

III Social Conservatism and the Church 30

Part II The Revolutionary Destiny of Christianity

I Wanted: A Faith for a Task 40

II The Social Christianity of Jesus 48

III The Eclipse of the Social Ideal 69

IV The Rebirth of the Social Hope 83

V A Religion for Social Redemption 96

VI Social Christianity and Personal Religion 103

Part III Our Semi-Christian Social Order

I What Do We Mean By "Christianizing" the Social Order? 123

II The Christianized Sections of Our Social Order 128

III Our Present Economic Order 156

IV The Law of Tooth and Nail 169

V The Last Intrenchment of Autocracy 180

VI The Reign of the Middleman 202

VII Under the Law of Profit 222

Part IV The Invasion of God's Country

I The Moral Values of Capitalism 235

II Profit Versus Life 242

III Commercialism and Beauty 252

IV The Institutions of Love and Their Dangers 262

V Private Interests Against the Common Good 272

VI The Tragedy of Dives 291

VII The Case of Christianity Against Capitalism 311

Part V The Direction of Progress

I The Channel Buoys 324

II Justice 332

III Property and a Job as Means of Grace 341

IV Economic Democracy 352

V The Economic Basis for Fraternity 365

VI Quod Semper, Quod Ubique, Quod AB Omnibus 372

VII "The Powers of the Coming Age" 384

Part VI The Methods of Advance

I The Pace of Advance 406

II The Conservation of Life 412

III The Socializing of Property 419

IV Community Life and Public Spirit 430

V The Rise of the Working Class 448

VI The Revival of Religion and the Conversion of the Strong 458

Index 477

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