„In a few years all our restless and angry hearts will be quiet in death, but those who come after us will live in the world which our sins have blighted or which our love of right has redeemed.“

Quelle: Christianity and the Social Crisis (1907), Introduction, p.xv

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Walter Rauschenbusch
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