social gospel

social gospel
noun Date: 1890 1. the application of Christian principles to social problems 2. capitalized S&G a movement in American Protestant Christianity especially in the first part of the 20th century to bring the social order into conformity with Christian principles

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  • Social Gospel —   [ səʊʃl gɔspəl; englisch »soziales Evangelium«], um 1900 aufgekommene Bezeichnung für eine Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts in den USA entstandene kirchliche Strömung, die gegenüber dem amerikanischen Kapitalismus die soziale Bedeutung des Evangeliums …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Social gospel — may refer to: *Oratory or written good news about the cause of achieving justice in every aspect of society. *Social Gospel, a late 19th and early 20th century Protestant Christian intellectual movement which applied Christian ethics to social… …   Wikipedia

  • Social Gospel — n. a movement among some U.S. Protestants beginning around 1870, seeking to eliminate poverty, ignorance, etc. by reforming society according to Christian principles …   English World dictionary

  • Social Gospel — The Social Gospel movement is a Protestant Christian intellectual movement that was most prominent in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The movement applied Christian ethics to social problems, especially poverty, inequality, liquor,… …   Wikipedia

  • Social Gospel — Die Social Gospel Bewegung ist eine protestantische intellektuelle Bewegung, die im späten 19. Jahrhundert und frühen 20. Jahrhundert am prominentesten war. Die Prinzipien des Social Gospels dienen heute noch als Inspiration für jüngere… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Social Gospel —    The Social Gospel movement emerged in the late 19th century in the United States as a response to changes in urban America the influx of non English speaking immigrants, industrialization and the resulting labor problems, and the rise of… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • social gospel — Protestantism. a movement in America, chiefly in the early part of the 20th century, stressing the social teachings of Jesus and their applicability to public life. [1915 20] * * * Religious social reform movement in the U.S., prominent from с… …   Universalium

  • Social Gospel — So|cial Gos|pel das; [s], auch So|cial|gos|pel das; [s] <aus engl. social gospel »soziales Evangelium«> im letzten Drittel des 19. Jh.s in den USA entstandene Bewegung amerik. Protestanten, die gegenüber dem amerik. Kapitalismus die soziale …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Social Gospel — Évangile social L Évangile social est un mouvement intellectuel chrétien qui s est engagé à lutter contre la pauvreté, l inégalité, le crime, les tensions raciales, les bidonvilles, le manque d hygiène, les écoles pauvres et le danger de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SOCIAL GOSPEL —    the name given to the central idea of a widely influential movement within American PROTESTANTISM in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its greatest spokesman was RAUSCHENBUSCH, a BAPTIST Minister, and later a theological… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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