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Beyond Theology: What Would Jesus Do?

"What Would Jesus Do?" — a question popularized by Rev. Charles M. Sheldon's book "In His Steps" — remains as relevant to American culture today as when it was first published in 1896. Beyond Theology: What Would Jesus Do? explores the origins of the "What Would Jesus Do?" concept, connecting it to sermon stories delivered by Rev. Sheldon, a Kansas minister aligned with the social gospel movement of the 19th century. The program reconsiders this question in light of the cultural changes that have taken place in the United States over the last few decades. Beyond Theology also examines the manner in which Sheldon applied the concept in his own life.