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The Social Principles Of Jesus by Walter Rauschenbusch

FOOTNOTES

1 Rauschenbusch, |Prayers of the Social Awakening,| p.15, on |The Social Meaning of the Lord's Prayer.|

2 See the chapter on |The Tragedy of Dives| in Rauschenbusch, |Christianizing the Social Order,| p.291.

3 Edersheim, |Life and Times of Jesus, the Messiah,| Appendix XVII, give a detailed account of Sabbath regulations.

4 See, for instance, Begbie, |Twice Born Men.|

5 See Jane Addams, |A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil.|

6 Why not give a fresh reading to the Hebrew prophets? Read them as if they had just been dug up in the East. Read them with the insight into social life developed by economic and sociological work in college. Read them with the critical social and political situations in mind. Read entire books at a sitting to absorb the spiritual valor of the prophets and their sense of God and of righteousness. George Adam Smith's |The Book of the Twelve Prophets| has fine social understanding, and gives the necessary historical background.

7 |Christianity and the Social Crisis,| p.415.

8 G. J. Romanes, |Thoughts on Religion,| p.157.

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