RAUSCHENBUSCH, rau'shen-bush, WALTER: Baptist, son of the preceding; b. in Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1861. He received his education at the Rochester Free Academy, the classical gymnasium at Gütersloh, Germany (1879-83), University of Rochester (B.A., 1884), Rochester Theological Seminary (graduated 1886), with supplementary studies in Germany (1891-92 and 1907-08); he was pastor of the Second German Baptist Church, New York City, 1886-97; professor of New-Testament interpretation in the German department of Rochester Theological Seminary, 1897-1902; and of church history in the seminary since 1902. His principal work is Christianity and the Social Crisis (New York, 1907), which has run through several editions. Besides this other works worthy of mention are Das Leben Jesu (Cleveland, Ohio, 1895); Leben und Wirken von August Rauschenbusch (Cassel, 1901); The New Evangelism (New York, 1904); For God and the People (1910; prayers); and the sections dealing with American church history in the Handbuch der Kirchengeschichte, ed. G. Krüger (Tübingen, 1909).