Niebuhr


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United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)

German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)

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A tragic story, lost because the King wasn't alive when Niebuhr returned to his homeland.
Watching migrating white pelicans in Iowa thinking about Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer" - Reinhold Niebuhr (@FormerBu)
In fact, the author believes Niebuhr "showed little or no interest in engaging in dialogue with blacks about racial justice.
Thus Reinhold Niebuhr concludes that political rather than moral and ethical considerations should steer the relations between groups, societies and nations.
Reinhold] Niebuhr is, without much challenge, the most important American theological mind of the twentieth century.
The proponents include President Obama, who says Niebuhr is his favorite theologian, as well as Sen.
Reinhold Niebuhr and organizations like the American Christian Palestine Committee argued that humanitarian protection for Jews and Cold War pragmatism necessitated a Jewish state.
The recent widespread invocation of Niebuhr during America's war in Iraq and its related conflict with terrorism has demonstrated how useful the Union professor's arguments can be for conducting the dirty work of modern warfare.
To try to answer these questions, I will begin by contrasting Hauerwas's understanding of Jesus's Sermon on the Mount with that of his two most important twentieth-century predecessors, Walter Rauschenbusch and Reinhold Niebuhr.
in May 1954, brought together many of the leading lights of postwar realism: Hans Morgenthau, Reinhold Niebuhr, Walter Lippmann, Paul Nitze, and Arnold Wolfers, among others.
Gary Dorrien, the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, has written broadly on ethics and social theory, theology, politics and history.
Reinhold Niebuhr Revisited: Engagements with an American Original.
38-43) he quotes Paul, Aristotle, and Reinhold Niebuhr in calling Christians to political activity in discerning justice and working for the common good.
9) The return of interest in Niebuhr (including from President Barack Obama) is based both on Niebuhr's pessimistic view of the international system and on his belief in the limits of what America can do to change the world in which we find ourselves.
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