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An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story

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BOOKS

Finstuen, Andrew S. "Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety," The University of North Carolina Press, 2009

Niebuhr, Reinhold. "Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics ," Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932

Niebuhr, Reinhold. "The Irony of American History," Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952

Sabella, Jeremy L. “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story," Eerdmans, forthcoming

ARTICLES

Blake, John. "How Obama's favorite theologian shaped his first year in office," CNN, February 2010, cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/02/05/Obama.theologian/

Elie, Paul. "A Man for All Reasons," The Atlantic, November 2007 theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2007/11/a-man-for-all-reasons/306337/

Schlesinger, Arthur Jr. "Reinhold Niebuhr's Long Shadow," The New York Times, June 1992 permalink

OTHER RESOURCES

Trailer: An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story vimeo.com/192202247

"Illusions of Managing History: The Enduring Relevance of Reinhold Niebuhr." University lecture given by Andrew J. Bacevich, October 9, 2007  pbs.org/moyers/journal/08152008/profile3.html


 

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