An avid social gospeler
, Booth's entire ministry was characterized by a fervent commitment to causes of sociopolitical and economic reform.
Again in Matthew we see how the gospeler
uses old stories to tell the new.
A would be leader of the Winnipeg General Strike, founder of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (predecessor to the New Democratic Party), and Social Gospeler
, Woodsworth became so concerned, in fact, that more than ten years before the general strike he felt compelled to write a 200 page book discussing the desirability and undesirability of immigration, and if various foreigners might be "Canadianized.
Dickenson was a social gospeler
, a strong advocate of the separation of church and state, and an ecumenist except for his suspicion of Catholicism.
Creighton, who developed as a progressive social gospeler
during his tenure.
Telling such tales amounts to passing along "sacred stories," which were told by reenactor/ gospelers
Beginning in the 1960s, many African-American, feminist, and liberation theologians echoed the arguments of Social Gospelers
that Christians must work primarily to establish a just society on earth rather than help individuals get to heaven.
Winship sees the rhetoric of temporary faith rising from practical attempts on the part of the godly, not only to threaten "carnal gospelers
," but to account for them to the rest of the godly community, 468-469.
, looking back through the lens of the empty tomb in which Joseph and Nicodemus had laid Jesus, will see another.
Stebner explores the many contributions of middle and upper class white women Social Gospelers
in Canada through their work in settlement houses, missions and deaconess societies.
Later, evangelicals, liberal Social Gospelers
, Pentecostals, modernists and Niebuhrian realists (Fox, a historian at the Univer-sity of Southern Calif-ornia; previously wrote a biography of Protestant "neo-orthodox" theologian Reinhold Niebuhr) all vied for cultural authority in a contentious religious marketplace pervaded by images of Jesus as personal savior.
Though the next generation was accepting the basic tenets of the social gospel, Rauschenbusch was aware of the widening gap that existed between social gospelers
and conservatives espousing traditional Christianity.