The Legacy of Walter Rauschenbush: Christianity and the Social Crisis in the Twenty-First Century

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Event Time: 
4:30 p.m.
Location: 
140 1879 Hall

Paul Raushenbush, co-director of LISD's Program on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations presented a leacture, "The Legacy of Walter Rauschenbush: Christianity and the Social Crisis in the Twenty-First Century," on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 140, 1879 Hall.  

In conjunction with Studies in the Religions of the Americas: The Social Gospel (REL 505), Raushenbush discussed the 100 year anniversary edition of his great grandfather’s classic book, Christianity and the Social Crisis. Walter Rauschenbush is widely viewed as one of the most significant figures in the Social Gospel Movement and his book as one of the clearest statements of the movement’s basic beliefs and practices.

Rev. Paul B. Raushenbush is the Associate Dean of Religious Life at Princeton University. He studied religion at Macalester College before attending Union Theological Seminary in New York City where he graduated with distinction.