Walter Rauschenbusch

Walter Rauschenbusch

Born: October 4, 1861

Died: July 25, 1918

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Walter Rauschenbusch was a Christian theologian and Baptist pastor. He was a key figure in the Social Gospel movement which flourished in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was also the maternal grandfather of the influential philosopher Richard Rorty.

Source/Notes: A Theology for the Social Gospel (1996 edition), Wipf and Stock Publishers - ISBN: 9781579100223