An American Conscience

Author: Jeremy L. Sabella
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 1467447110
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" In this companion volume to the forthcoming documentary film by Martin Doblmeier on the life and influence of Reinhold Niebuhr, Jeremy Sabella draws on an unprecedented set of exclusive interviews to explore how Niebuhr continues to ...

The Rhetoric Of Religious Freedom In The United States

Author: Eric C. Miller
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498561497
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1. David Brooks, “Obama, Gospel, and Verse,” New York Times, April 26, 2007. 2.
Ibid. 3. Gary Dorrien, The Obama Question: A Progressive Perspective (New York
: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012). 4. Joseph Rhodes and Mark Hlavacik, “
Imagining Moral Presidential Speech: Barack Obama's Niebuhrian Nobel,”
Rhetoric & Public Affairs 18, no. 3 (2015): 471–503. 5. Martin Doblemeier, An
American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (New York: First Run
Features, 2017). 6. Ibid.

Billy Graham

Author: Andrew Finstuen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190683546
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His first book, Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold
Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety (University of North
Carolina Press, 2009), won the 2010 American Society of Church History's
Brewer Prize. In 2017, he coproduced the documentary film An American
Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story, which aired on Public Television. Ken
Garfield is the former religion editor of the Charlotte Observer. He has also written
for the Duke ...

Reinhold Niebuhr And His Circle Of Influence

Author: Daniel F. Rice
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139789740
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CHAPTER 6 George Kennan (1904—200 5) George Kennan ranks high on the
list of America's most respected diplomats — a man whom the historian Arthur
Schlesinger Jr. praised as holding “our American democracy to the highest
standards of responsible public and historical discourse” and who was “the
conscience of the republic.”I Although Reinhold Niebuhr did not have the close
relationship with Kennan that he had with Hans Morgenthau, Niebuhr and
Kennan had a sufficient ...

Reinhold Niebuhr

Author: P. Merkley
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
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A statement from a young Social Gospel clergyman of the time illustrates the
point in all its nairete: “The prohibition movement has come to express the most
enlightened conscience of the American people?“ The author of the statement is
Reinhold Niebuhr—then aged twenty-four. a???' A curious chapter in this
account of Protestantism's heyday belongs to the brief career of the “Interchurch
World Movement”—a story that is now all but forgotten but which was one of the
big domestic ...

This Worldwide Struggle

Author: Sarah Azaransky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190262214
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Reinhold Niebuhr has been rightly criticized for his limited view of racial justice,
for example, in Traci West, Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and
Women's Lives Matter (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006) and
James Cone, The Cross and the ... An additional way to point to Niebuhr's
limitations is to focus instead on some of his colleagues, who shared his vocation
of public intellectual and desire for Christian moral vision to guide American
conscience and policy.

Acts Of Conscience

Author: Joseph Kosek
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231513054
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Devere Allen to Reinhold Niebuhr, February 7, 1933, Box 2, Series C-4, Allen
Papers; Thomas, “Moral Man,” 565–66. 68. Edmund Chaffee to John Haynes
Holmes, March 20, 1934, Box42, Series I, Chaffee Papers. 69. Matthews's
autobiography, Odyssey of a Fellow Traveler, describes his early career, though
it is filtered through the lens of his later conservative anticommunism. See also
Charles Chatfield, For Peace and Justice: Pacifism in America, 1914–1941 (
Knoxville: University ...

Radical History Review

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521405591
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Theologians like Reinhold Niebuhr reminded us of the inescapable gap between
human aspirations and our limited capacity to perform. Something about the
reality of America would always be far less than the dream and the dream's story.
Rightly understood, racial slavery ... Black abolitionists, like their white
counterparts, were voices of the American conscience alerting their audiences to
the disparity between American purpose, destiny, and slavery. Even those blacks
who would ...

The Theological Vision Of Reinhold Niebuhr S The Irony Of American History

Author: Scott R. Erwin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199678375
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III Niebuhr's theological writings were imbued with the desire to “search for an
adequate description of the situation which will allow for discriminate judgments
between good and evil on the one hand, and which will, on the other, preserve
the Biblical affirmation that all men fall short before God's judgment.”32 His first
mature meditation on this question is found in his 1937 work, Beyond Tragedy. In
a chapter entitled “The Ark and the Temple,” Niebuhr commented on the biblical
story of ...

Christianity And Crisis

Author: Reinhold Niebuhr
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Reinhold Niebuhr. The disorder on this confined planet is everywhere present.
Some of it, like the tumultuous rush toward social democracy and transformed
economies in Eastern Europe, is as exhilarating as it is precarious. Other
disorder, by ... story, the American gospel of success, the idea of well-being, and
the global mission of America" .... a clear statement of our intellectual past, an
illumination of our social present, and a powerful warrant for serious liberal arts
education that ...