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Gender and the Social Gospel - Edwards, Wendy J Deichmann (Editor), and Gifford, Carolyn De Sware (Editor)
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This collection of essays examines the central, yet often overlooked, role played by women in the formation of the social gospel movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A practical theological response to the stark realities of poverty and injustice prevalent in turn-of-the-century America, the social gospel movement sought to apply the teachings of Jesus and the message of Christian salvation to society by striving to improve the lives of the impoverished and the disenfranchised. The contributors ...

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Gender and the Social Gospel 2003, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070976

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