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"If we want approximate political equality, we must have approximate economic equality." Walter Rauschenbusch wrote these words a hundred years ago in the midst of the Gilded Age in American history. His prophetic interpretations of the prophets and the teachings of Jesus were considered extremely radical in his own day. Yet, the insights of Rauschenbusch are astoundingly relevant for our present Gilded Age which is characterized by an ever growing and escalating gap between the top one per-cent and the rest of America.