Church History

Research Article

George D. Herron and the Kingdom Movement

Robert T. Handya1

a1 Union Theological Seminary, New York

The story of the Kingdom movement of the 1890's is one of the most important chapters in the history of American social Christianity. In the middle years of the 1890's the Christian social movement really began to exert significant influence upon the American Protestant churches and to modify the character of certain denominations. The Kingdom movement played an important role in the events of these crucial years.