Fri, Apr 27, 2018
by Charles Clough
Many commentators have noted the loss of American evangelical social concern by 1920. Premillennialism, and more particularly, dispensational premillennialism has been widely blamed for this cultural retreat. Early criticism came from both the older conservatives like Charles Hodge ("[premillennialism] disparages the gospel") and liberals like Social Gospel advocate Walter Rauschenbusch ("[pessimistic belief in supernatural forces of cultural evil] will be confined to narrow circles, mostly of premillennialists")...