The Social Principles of Jesus
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The Social Principles of Jesus

By Walter Rauschenbusch
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • College Voluntary Study Courses
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Axiomatic Social Convictions Of Jesus
    • Chapter I. The Value Of Life
      • First Day: The Worth of a Child
      • Second Day: The Humanity of a Leper
      • Third Day: The Moral Quality of Contempt
      • Fourth Day: Bringing Back the Outcast
      • Fifth Day: The Problem of the Delinquents
      • Sixth Day: Going Beyond Justice
      • Seventh Day: The Courtesy of Jesus
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Worth of a Child
    • Second Day: The Humanity of a Leper
    • Third Day: The Moral Quality of Contempt
    • Fourth Day: Bringing Back the Outcast
    • Fifth Day: The Problem of the Delinquents
    • Sixth Day: Going Beyond Justice
    • Seventh Day: The Courtesy of Jesus
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter II. The Solidarity Of The Human Family
      • First Day: The Social Impulse and the Law of Christ
      • Second Day: Jesus Craving Friendship
      • Third Day: Restoring Solidarity
      • Fourth Day: The Christian Intensification of Love
      • Fifth Day: Solidaristic Responsibility
      • Sixth Day: The Solidarity of the Generations
      • Seventh Day: Social Consciousness in the Lord's Prayer
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Social Impulse and the Law of Christ
    • Second Day: Jesus Craving Friendship
    • Third Day: Restoring Solidarity
    • Fourth Day: The Christian Intensification of Love
    • Fifth Day: Solidaristic Responsibility
    • Sixth Day: The Solidarity of the Generations
    • Seventh Day: Social Consciousness in the Lord's Prayer
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter III. Standing With The People
      • First Day: The Social Platform of Jesus
      • Second Day: The Social Test of the Messiah
      • Third Day: The Church, a Product of Social Feeling
      • Fourth Day: Jesus Took Sides
      • Fifth Day: Salvation through the Common People
      • Sixth Day: Jesus, a Man of the People
      • Seventh Day: The Final Test for All
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Social Platform of Jesus
    • Second Day: The Social Test of the Messiah
    • Third Day: The Church, a Product of Social Feeling
    • Fourth Day: Jesus Took Sides
    • Fifth Day: Salvation through the Common People
    • Sixth Day: Jesus, a Man of the People
    • Seventh Day: The Final Test for All
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
  • Part II. The Social Ideal Of Jesus
    • Chapter IV. The Kingdom Of God: Its Values
      • First Day: The Main Chance
      • Second Day: The Master Fact
      • Third Day: Baptism and the New Order
      • Fourth Day: The Way to Happiness
      • Fifth Day: Sunny Religion
      • Sixth Day: The Poise of Expectancy
      • Seventh Day: The Coming Joys
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Main Chance
    • Second Day: The Master Fact
    • Third Day: Baptism and the New Order
    • Fourth Day: The Way to Happiness
    • Fifth Day: Sunny Religion
    • Sixth Day: The Poise of Expectancy
    • Seventh Day: The Coming Joys
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter V. The Kingdom Of God: Its Tasks
      • First Day: The Kingdom of Hard Work
      • Second Day: The Call to Action
      • Third Day: The Futility of Talk
      • Fourth Day: This Camel Passed Through
      • Fifth Day: Will in Prayer
      • Sixth Day: Twelve against the Field
      • Seventh Day: Doing All, and Then Some
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Kingdom of Hard Work
    • Second Day: The Call to Action
    • Third Day: The Futility of Talk
    • Fourth Day: This Camel Passed Through
    • Fifth Day: Will in Prayer
    • Sixth Day: Twelve against the Field
    • Seventh Day: Doing All, and Then Some
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter VI. A New Age And New Standards
      • First Day: Living up to the Old Standards
      • Second Day: Expanding the Area of Obligation
      • Third Day: Raising the Standards
      • Fourth Day: The Sins of Hate
      • Fifth Day: The Sins of Sex
      • Sixth Day: The Sins of Words
      • Seventh Day: The Sins of Strife
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: Living up to the Old Standards
    • Second Day: Expanding the Area of Obligation
    • Third Day: Raising the Standards
    • Fourth Day: The Sins of Hate
    • Fifth Day: The Sins of Sex
    • Sixth Day: The Sins of Words
    • Seventh Day: The Sins of Strife
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
  • Part III. The Recalcitrant Social Forces
    • Chapter VII. Leadership For Service
      • First Day: The Trustee
      • Second Day: Preparing for the Use of Power
      • Third Day: The New Principle of Leadership
      • Fourth Day: The History of a Governing Class
      • Fifth Day: An Indictment of a Governing Class
      • Sixth Day: The Lost Leader
      • Seventh Day: The New Order of Leaders
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Trustee
    • Second Day: Preparing for the Use of Power
    • Third Day: The New Principle of Leadership
    • Fourth Day: The History of a Governing Class
    • Fifth Day: An Indictment of a Governing Class
    • Sixth Day: The Lost Leader
    • Seventh Day: The New Order of Leaders
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter VIII. Private Property And The Common Good
      • First Day: The Rival Interest
      • Second Day: The Accumulator
      • Third Day: Quit Grafting
      • Fourth Day: God versus Mammon
      • Fifth Day: The Divisive Influence of Riches
      • Sixth Day: Get a Plank for the Deluge
      • Seventh Day: Stranded on His Wealth
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Rival Interest
    • Second Day: The Accumulator
    • Third Day: Quit Grafting
    • Fourth Day: God versus Mammon
    • Fifth Day: The Divisive Influence of Riches
    • Sixth Day: Get a Plank for the Deluge
    • Seventh Day: Stranded on His Wealth
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter IX. The Social Test Of Religion
      • First Day: Worship is not Enough
      • Second Day: The Test of Social Value
      • Third Day: Natural Duty above Artificial
      • Fourth Day: Religion Which Obscured Duty
      • Fifth Day: Religious Wonders and Social Realities
      • Sixth Day: When Religion Separates Men
      • Seventh Day: Be Useful or Die
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: Worship is not Enough
    • Second Day: The Test of Social Value
    • Third Day: Natural Duty above Artificial
    • Fourth Day: Religion Which Obscured Duty
    • Fifth Day: Religious Wonders and Social Realities
    • Sixth Day: When Religion Separates Men
    • Seventh Day: Be Useful or Die
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
  • Part IV. Conquest By Conflict
    • Chapter X. The Conflict With Evil
      • First Day: The Consciousness of Sin in the Lord's Prayer
      • Second Day: Evil Embodied in Character
      • Third Day: The Social Pressure of Evil
      • Fourth Day: Moral Laziness
      • Fifth Day: Satanic Frustration of Good
      • Sixth Day: The Irrepressible Conflict
      • Seventh Day: Militant Gentleness
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Consciousness of Sin in the Lord's Prayer
    • Second Day: Evil Embodied in Character
    • Third Day: The Social Pressure of Evil
    • Fourth Day: Moral Laziness
    • Fifth Day: Satanic Frustration of Good
    • Sixth Day: The Irrepressible Conflict
    • Seventh Day: Militant Gentleness
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter XI. The Cross As A Social Principle
      • First Day: The Prophetic Succession
      • Second Day: The Suffering Servant of Jehovah
      • Third Day: A Contemporary Prophet
      • Fourth Day: Looking Forward to the Cross
      • Fifth Day: New Prophets to Follow
      • Sixth Day: The Cross for All
      • Seventh Day: The Consolations of the Prophet
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
        • V
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Prophetic Succession
    • Second Day: The Suffering Servant of Jehovah
    • Third Day: A Contemporary Prophet
    • Fourth Day: Looking Forward to the Cross
    • Fifth Day: New Prophets to Follow
    • Sixth Day: The Cross for All
    • Seventh Day: The Consolations of the Prophet
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • V
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • Chapter XII. A Review And A Challenge
      • First Day: The Social Mission of Christians
      • Second Day: The Great Initiator of the Kingdom of God
      • Third Day: The Kingdom of Truth
      • Fourth Day: A Mental Transformation
      • Fifth Day: The Distinctive Contribution of Christ
      • Sixth Day: The Master of the Greatest Game
      • Seventh Day: The Beginning of the Greatest Movement in History
      • Study for the Week
        • I
        • II
        • III
        • IV
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
      • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
    • First Day: The Social Mission of Christians
    • Second Day: The Great Initiator of the Kingdom of God
    • Third Day: The Kingdom of Truth
    • Fourth Day: A Mental Transformation
    • Fifth Day: The Distinctive Contribution of Christ
    • Sixth Day: The Master of the Greatest Game
    • Seventh Day: The Beginning of the Greatest Movement in History
    • Study for the Week
      • I
      • II
      • III
      • IV
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • Suggestions for Thought and Discussion
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