Reinhold Niebuhr

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United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)


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Watching migrating white pelicans in Iowa thinking about Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer" - Reinhold Niebuhr (@FormerBu)
Thus Reinhold Niebuhr concludes that political rather than moral and ethical considerations should steer the relations between groups, societies and nations.
Thus we are told that he was deeply affected by the deaths of Dag Hammarskjold and Reinhold Niebuhr.
However, by providing the framework and language that facilitated Yoder's developing views on the Christian witness to the state, one of the least explored but nonetheless significant influences on Yoder during his time in Europe was, ironically, an American theologian: Reinhold Niebuhr.
Where Gentry is at her strongest is in her clear exposition of the positions of Reinhold Niebuhr, Stanley Hauerwas, James Turner Johnson, H.
Sifton, the daughter of Reinhold Niebuhr, and Stern have helped to remedy the deficit they name at the book's conclusion: "Though the world knows of Bonhoeffer in detail and hardly at all of Dohnanyi, they deserve to be remembered together.
Reinhold Niebuhr, the great Protestant theologian, wrote that the best we can do is to create proximate solutions to insoluble problems.
For example, it may help to know something about Reinhold Niebuhr, the Protestant theologian who was an advisor to the U.
Of course, the nation's leading catechist in this doctrine was one of Van Dusen's professors, Reinhold Niebuhr.
Unlike the reconciliationist position, which sought to protect religion's relevance by reducing the gulf between the aims of Christianity and the secular social order, Reinhold Niebuhr sought to protect religion's relevance by forcing Christianity to take seriously the nature of the political contestation in the social order as the contestation of interests that were not easily reconcilable with Christianity.
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.
She permits an intimate view of Heschel, one of the most charming aspects being his deep friendships with such Christian thinkers as Reinhold Niebuhr.
The famous prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr reads: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr Revisited: Engagements with an American Original.