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Breaking White Supremacy: The Black Social Gospel as New Abolitionism ( AJTP Lecture, AAR, November 22, 2015)

Breaking White Supremacy: The Black Social Gospel as New Abolitionism ( AJTP Lecture, AAR,... gary dorrien / union Theological seminary and columbia university apologize for not being William connolly. you can get me any year, and i feel badly that connolly had to cancel. i considered giving one of my hegel and Whitehead talks, which would have been a poor substitute for the world of becoming that connolly would have discussed. but nearly everyone who goes to AJTP gatherings has already heard me on things hegelian and Whiteheadian, and i have a new book that means much more to me than those things. so this is a page from my current work on the black social gospel. The social gospel movement of the Progressive era is justly renowned. it established and legitimized liberal theology in American Protestantism. it created the ecumenical movement and the field of social ethics. it put social justice on the agenda of the ecumenical churches, founding the peace and justice organizations that still operate in mainline denominations. it was the greatest wave of social justice activism ever generated by the ecumenical churches. but the greatest legacy of the social gospel is not the one recounted in books about Walter rauschenbusch, Washington gladden, Jane Addams, francis greenwood Peabody, the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Theology & Philosophy University of Illinois Press

Breaking White Supremacy: The Black Social Gospel as New Abolitionism ( AJTP Lecture, AAR, November 22, 2015)

American Journal of Theology & Philosophy , Volume 37 (3) – Nov 30, 2016

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gary dorrien / union Theological seminary and columbia university apologize for not being William connolly. you can get me any year, and i feel badly that connolly had to cancel. i considered giving one of my hegel and Whitehead talks, which would have been a poor substitute for the world of becoming that connolly would have discussed. but nearly everyone who goes to AJTP gatherings has already heard me on things hegelian and Whiteheadian, and i have a new book that means much more to me than those things. so this is a page from my current work on the black social gospel. The social gospel movement of the Progressive era is justly renowned. it established and legitimized liberal theology in American Protestantism. it created the ecumenical movement and the field of social ethics. it put social justice on the agenda of the ecumenical churches, founding the peace and justice organizations that still operate in mainline denominations. it was the greatest wave of social justice activism ever generated by the ecumenical churches. but the greatest legacy of the social gospel is not the one recounted in books about Walter rauschenbusch, Washington gladden, Jane Addams, francis greenwood Peabody, the

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American Journal of Theology & PhilosophyUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: Nov 30, 2016

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