Dr. King defines social gospel with a quotation from Shailer Mathews and G. B. Smith's "A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics."

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[Inserted Text in Margin: Social Gospel] "It has been defined as "the application of the teaching of Jesus and the total message of Christian salvation to society, the economic life, and social institutions... as well as to individuals." Shailer Mathews, "Social Gospel," in Shailer Mathews and G. B. Smith, [Underlined: A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics] (New York, 1921), pp[pages] 416-417.
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