Founded June 14, 1889, in Eng. by C. Gore* and H. S. Holland*; B. F. Westcott* was 1st pres. Objectives: to claim for Christian law the ultimate authority to rule soc. practice; to study applications of Christian truths and moral principles to contemporary soc. and economic problems; to present Christ as Master and King, enemy of wrong, power of righteousness and love. Spread socialist teaching and was influential at Pan-Angl. Congress and Lambeth Conf. 1908.
G. C. Binyon, The Christian Socialist Movement in England (London, 1931), pp. 158179.
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