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n HTS : Theological Studies - The Social Gospel movement revisited : consequences for the church : original research

Volume 71, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
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Abstract

This article introduces South African churches to the reasons why elements of the late 19th and early 20th century Social Gospel movement encourages local churches to participate in their respective communities through social contribution. The article argues that the Social Gospellers understood Christian responsibility as an imperative of '' through social integration of living an ethos of oikoumen?. The history of the Social Gospel should be a relevant influence on mainline churches to understand the tension in the decision to participate or withdraw from social contribution today.

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2015-01-01
2017-06-28

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