Federal Council of Churches

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The Federal Council of Churches was a prominent cooperative of churches, formed in 1908, at the height[1] of the Social Gospel movement.[2]

It merged in 1950 with other organizations to become the National Council of Churches.

Early on, Harry F. Ward, a prominent communist and later president of the ACLU, was the council's secretary.[3]

References

  1. (1976) The Social Gospel: Religion and Reform in Changing America. Temple University Press. 
  2. Social Gospel facts, information, and pictures
  3. The Social Creed of the Churches, by Harry F. Ward

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