LIBERAL German theologian who devoted him energies to the problems raised for RELIGION by the scientific method applied to HISTORY and the question of CHRISTIANITY an CULTURE. He denied that dogmatic THEOLOGY has access to ABSOLUTE TRUTH and was intensely concerned with SOCIAL and political questions. His most famous work is The Social Teaching of the Christian Church (1912).

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