Walter RauschenbuschProgressive ReformerBorn Oct. 4, 1861 in Rochester, New YorkOBJECTIVEBaptist minister seeking to reform the Protestant Church by establishing reliefprograms in poor urban communities, as well as combat poverty, unfair workingconditions, and child labor. I am also advocating for wealth and power equality inorder to achieve spiritual self-development and freedom.SUMMARY➢1878 - Personal religious conversion - “influenced my soul down toits depths”➢1884 - Graduated from University of Rochester○Rochester, NY➢1886 - Graduated from Rochester Theological Seminary○Rochester, NY➢1886 - Began pastorate in Second German Baptist Church○“Hell’s Kitchen”, NY➢1892 - Founded Brotherhood of the Kingdom➢1897 - Began teaching at Rochester Theological Seminary○Rochester, NY➢1907 - Published the book “Christianity and the Social Crisis”➢1917 - Published the book “A Theology for the Social Gospel”PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEUniversity of Rochester➢Graduated in 1884Rochester Theological Seminary (as student)➢
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Christianity, Social Gospel, Walter Rauschenbusch, Baptist, Rochester Theological Seminary