“The Theological and the Political in Christianity, Socialism, and Modernity” by Gary Dorrien

Photo by Eberhard Grossgasteiger on Unsplash. This article is part of our “Reflecting on Barth, Bonhoeffer and Modern Politics” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer were theological titans of the twentieth century who naturally wrote mostly about the interpretation of Christian doctrines. That they

“The Social Gospel in Black and White, Then and Now” by Gary Dorrien

This essay was originally delivered as a speech at the annual dinner of Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries of Greater Boston on June 6, 2020. I am grateful for the invitation of Rodney Petersen and the Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries of Greater Boston to speak at this year’s annual dinner, this year a virtual event in a time of crisis. The crisis