This book, the biography of Harry F. Ward, stresses a social historical approach and draws extensively from the Ward family archives to paint a rich portrait of the most prominent and controversial proponent of the social applications of Christianity in the early twentieth century.
1. Preparatory Years 2. The Little Minister in Vibrant Chicago 3. A Magna Charta for Church-Labor Relations 4. Whirlwinds in Boston 5. Family Rituals and Loyalties 6. Building the American Civil Liberties Union 7. The Internationalist Experience 8. Soviet Communism: A New Civilization? 9. Revolutionary Trends in Religion: The Federation 10. The American Revolutionary Tradition: New America 11. The League Against War and Fascism 12. Union Seminary Days: Theology or Moral Action? 13. On the Firing Line Every Day 14. The Outrageous Assumption: Jesus and Marx 15. What Needs Now To Be Done?