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social gospel

noun

Definition of social gospel

  1. 1 :  the application of Christian principles to social problems

  2. 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



1890

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1890


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