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Thomas Ogletree has devoted much of his career to exploring the significance of Ernst Troeltch's seminal work. The Social Teaching of the Christian Church. The articles in The World Calling use a Troeltschain lens to explore fundamental issues underlying any Christian social witness in the context of American institutions. Table of Contents Introduction: Constructing a Christian Social Witness 1. The Public Witness of the Christian Churches: Reflections Based upon Ernst Troeltsch's Social teaching of the Christian Church 2. Christian Social Ethics as a Theological Disciplne 3. A Framework for Addressing the Challenges of a Global Economy 4. Renewing Ecumenical Protestant Social Teaching 5. Faith, Culture, and Power: Reflections on James H. Cone's Martin and Malcolm in America: Dream of Nightmare Appendix: "The Ecclesial Context of Christian Ethics". Presidential Address to the Society of Christian Ethics (1984)
Thomas Ogletree has devoted much of his career to exploring the significance of Ernst Troeltsch's seminal work, The Social Teaching of the Christian Churches. The articles in The World Calling use a Troeltschian lens to explore fundamental issues underlying any Christian social witness in the context of American democratic institutions.
Thomas W. Ogletree is Frederick Marquand Professor of Ethics and Religious Studies at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. He has previously served as Dean at both Yale Divinity School and the Drew University Theological School and as President of the Society of Christian Ethics.