Dr. Jacob Dorn:
Jacob H. Dorn has been a professor at Wright State University since 1965. He was founding director of the University Honors Program from 1973 to 1987 and was president of the Wright State faculty in 1977-1978. Active in civic and religious organizations, as well as in professional societies, he served as president of the Dayton Area Campus Ministry Board (1972), the Ohio Board for United Ministries in Higher Education (1983-1984), the Mid-East Honors Association (1985-1986), the Dayton Council on World Affairs (1988-1990), and the Ohio Academy of History (1991-1992) serving as President for the 2010-2011 term. He also sat on the Board of Managers of the American Baptist Historical Society, its executive committee, and the management council of its American Baptist Quarterly from the late 1980's to late 1990's and on the executive board of the Conference on Faith and History from 1991 to 1993. The Ohio Academy of History honored him with its Outstanding Teacher and Distinguished Service awards in 1986 and 1997, respectively. His wife Carole is a retired elementary school teacher. Both of his children have advanced degrees in history; his son is editor-in-chief of Backpacker magazine and his daughter teaches Asian history at Wayne State University.
Gladden: Prophet of the Social Gospel
SELECTED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
"Subsistence Homesteading in Dayton, Ohio, 1933-1935," Ohio History 78 (Spring 1969): 75-93."Subsistence Homesteading in Dayton, Ohio, 1933-1935," Ohio History 78 (Spring 1969): 75-93.
"Sunday Afternoon: The Early Social Gospel in Journalism," New England Quarterly 44 (June 1971): 238-58.
"Religion and the City," in Raymond A. Mohl and James F. Richardson, eds., The Urban Experience (1973), 144-63.
"The Rural Ideal and Agrarian Realities: Arthur E. Holt and the Vision of a Decentralized America in the Interwar Years," Church History 52 (March 1983): 50-65.
"Religion and Reform in the City: The 'Re-Thinking Chicago' Movement in the 1930's," Church History 55 (September 1986): 323-37.
"Episcopal Priest and Socialist Activist: The Case of Irwin St. John Tucker," Anglican and Episcopal History 61 (June 1992), 167-96.
"The Social Gospel and Socialism: A Comparison of the Thought of Francis Greenwood Peabody, Washington Gladden, and Walter Rauschenbusch," Church History 62 March 1993), 82-100.
"Washington Gladden and the Social Gospel," in American Reforms and Reformers, ed. Randall Miller and Paul Cimbala (1995). 255-69.
"University Bookman" and "Intercollegiate Review," in Ronald Lora and William Henry Longton, eds., The Conservative Press in Twentieth-Century America (1999), 547-71.
"An Optimistic Millennialism: Edward Bellamy's Vision of Socialism as 'Applied Christianity,'" and "The Kingdom of God as Cooperative Commonwealth: Socialist Christians, the Millennial Ideal, and the State," in Expectations for the Millennium: Socialist Visions of the Future, ed. Peter H. Buckingham (2002).
"'In Spiritual Communion': Eugene V. Debs and the Socialist Christians", Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 2 (July 2003), 303-325.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO REFERENCE WORKS
of American Biography (1973)
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