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The New Citizenship: Christian Character in its Biblical Ideas, Sources, and Relations
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The New Citizenship: Christian Character in its Biblical Ideas, Sources, and Relations


Union Press 1898

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


In this book, Samuel Zane Batten explores what Christian citizenship should look like, arguing for a growth in Christian ideals that goes beyond individual salvation to redeeming humanity as a whole. He analyzes the Bible, the cross, and prayer as they relate to social justice, before discussing virtue and Christian living. Finally, Batten explores how to apply these ideas in business, politics, and the church.

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Key Features

  • Presents arguments for Christianity as an agent of social change
  • Includes plans and programs for a Christian society
  • Explores what Christian citizenship should look like

Praise for the Print Edition

It will provoke thought, awaken aspiration and inspire to nobler living. The right ideal is portrayed in a masterful fashion, showing profound spiritual apprehension.

The Sunday-school World

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About Samuel Zane Batten

Samuel Zane Batten (1859–1925) was a Baptist minister who preached against social evils and advocated Christian democracy. He founded the Commission on Social Service of the American Baptist Association and was a member of the Brotherhood of the Kingdom, a group founded by fellow Social Gospel advocate Walter Rauschenbusch.