REL Capstone Papers
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Countless scholars have contributed to our contemporary understanding of pilgrimage and the question of authenticity which it raises. This paper begins with a review of prominent secondary literature on pilgrimage, tourism, ...
A Social Gospel of Antiquity: Examining Walter Rauschenbusch's description of early Christianity through the life and works of Saint Basil of Caesarea Walter Rauschenbusch, the father of the social gospel, criticized early Christianity’s rejection of property, the “ascetic tendency,” as antithetical to social reconstruction. Two contributing factors to this antithesis ...