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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.,
  • Christianity and politics -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementRonald H. Stone.
LC ClassificationsBX4827.N5 S74 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4257905M
ISBN 100819115401, 081911541X
LC Control Number81003407

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Apr 13,  · Who Is Reinhold Niebuhr And What Is His Connection To James Comey? There are a lot of familiar names in former FBI director James Comey's new book, plus one that has many people scratching their. Reinhold Niebuhr (rīn´hōld nē´bŏŏr), –, American religious and social thinker, City, Mo. A graduate of Yale Divinity School, he served (–28) as pastor of Bethel Evangelical Church in Detroit, where he became deeply interested in social problems. Reinhold Niebuhr understood the tensions and complexities of the Christian Life. His approach became to theology became known as 'Christian realism.' Through his life and work we can see the importance of paying attention to what is really happening and the witness we can make when we look at events with a wisdom shaped by a biblical understanding of history and human W. Lovin is Brand: Abingdon Press. Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics return to religion-online Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics by Reinhold Niebuhr One of the foremost philsophers and theologians of the twentieth century, Reinhold Niebuhr was for many years a Professor at Union Theological Seminary, New York City.

In our own era it’s unthinkable that a theologian would write one of the indispensable books on American foreign policy. But at nearly the exact midpoint of the last century, the Christian thinker Reinhold Niebuhr’s classic The Irony of American History took the measure of not only America’s role in the emergent Cold War but also its sense of mission in the world. Published not long. Jul 21,  · Why Reinhold Niebuhr matters now is the question a book by the late historian John Patrick Diggins attempts to answer. Reinhold Niebuhr . A Man for All Reasons. John McCain (in a book) celebrated Niebuhr as a paragon of clarity about the costs of a good war; New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (at the Chautauqua Institution) invoked Author: Paul Elie. Jan 15,  · Reinhold Niebuhr, American Protestant theologian who had extensive influence on political thought and whose criticism of the prevailing theological liberalism of the s significantly affected the intellectual climate within American Protestantism. His exposure, as a pastor in Detroit, to the.