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social philosophy of Reinhold Niebuhr

Link, Michael.

social philosophy of Reinhold Niebuhr

an historical introduction

by Link, Michael.

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Published by Adams Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Link.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4827.N5 L56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4590961M
    LC Control Number77353146

      Moral Man and Immoral Society, first published in , is Reinhold Niebuhr’s important study in ethics and politics. Forthright and realistic, it discussed the inevitability of social conflict, the brutal behaviour of human collectives of every sort, the inability of rationalists and social scientists to even imagine the realities of collective power, and, ultimately, how individual Brand: Papamoa Press.   Any book which comes from the pen of Reinhold Niebuhr is important. For the dynamic professor of Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York, is not only recognized as one of America's leading theologians, but is being blocked looked to increasingly by the laity to provide a clear and incisive intellectual base for the consideration of the confused issues of our day.

    Read the full-text online edition of Reinhold Niebuhr on Politics: His Political Philosophy and Its Application to Our Age as Expressed in His Writings (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Reinhold Niebuhr on Politics: His Political. This book is a primer on the political prophet and Christian social ethicist Reinhold Niebuhr (–), who is widely cited for his political realism in the aftermath of George W. Bush’s presidency. His works are on the favorite reading list of Barack Obama. In addition to mapping the “Niebuhr revival” on the political left and right, the book’s seven chapters acquaint readers.

    Niebuhr, Reinhold (–), theologian and social critic. Reinhold Niebuhr, often considered America's greatest Protestant theologian and one of its most influential social critics, had a major impact on twentieth-century political r helped shape the field of Christian social ethics; promote movements for Christian socialism and political realism; create organizations such as.   My introduction to Niebuhr's thought came through his book The Irony of American History (first published in ). The book immediately claimed a spot on the short list of my favorite books, but with graduate school readings and high school teaching taking up a disproportionate amount of my time, I placed any further exploration of Niebuhr's body of work on the backburner.


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Other articles where Moral Man and Immoral Society is discussed: Reinhold Niebuhr: Pastor and theologian: In his Moral Man and Immoral Society () he stressed the egoism and the pride and hypocrisy of nations and classes.

Later he saw these as ultimately the fruit of the insecurity and anxious defensiveness of humans in their finiteness; here he located “original sin.”. Reinhold Niebuhr, (born JWright City, Missouri, U.S.—died June 1,Stockbridge, Massachusetts), 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 exposure, as a pastor in Detroit, to the.

Raised in the social gospel tradition of his father’s church, Martin Luther King encountered Reinhold Niebuhr’s less hopeful philosophy, Christian realism, as a student at Crozer Theological Seminary in King later evaluated Niebuhr’s contribution to theology as a rebuttal of “the false optimism characteristic of a great segment of Protestant liberalism” (King, 99).

This study of Niebuhr’s thought and courses of action is supplemented handsomely by the Reader, divided into sections on Theology, Social Philosophy, Events and Issues, Book Reviews, and Miscellany.

Although Niebuhr is thought of by many as a theologian, Mr. Brown includes only four selections under the head “Theology,” and even those. Looking for books by Reinhold Niebuhr. See all books authored by Reinhold Niebuhr, including Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study of Ethics and Politics, and The Nature and Destiny of Man, Vol 1: Human Nature, and more on 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.

Moral Man and Immoral Society is Reinhold Niebuhr's important early study in ethics and politics. Forthright and realistic, it discusses the inevitability of social conflict, the brutal behavior of human collectives of every sort, the inability of rationalists and social scientists to even imagine the realities of collective power, and, ultimately, how individual morality can overcome social Cited by: Moral Man and Immoral Society, first published inis Reinhold Niebuhr’s important study in ethics and politics.

Forthright and realistic, it discussed the inevitability of social conflict, the brutal behaviour of human collectives of every sort, the inability of rationalists and social scientists to even imagine the realities of collective power, and, ultimately, how individual. Reinhold Niebuhr has 56 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Reinhold Niebuhr’s most popular book is Moral Man and Immoral Society: Study in Ethics and. Reinhold Niebuhr & Gary Dorrien - - University of Chicago Press. _The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness_, first published inis considered one of the most profound and relevant works by the influential theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and certainly the.

‘Christian Realism’ is the name that has been given to that way of thinking. It is a term closely associated with Reinhold Niebuhr, when it is not exclusively identified with his thought.

It is, however, important to remember that the theological movement originated before Niebuhr took it up as his : Robin W. Lovin. Author by: Reinhold Niebuhr Languange: en Publisher by: Westminster John Knox Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 49 Total Download: File Size: 46,6 Mb Description: Arguably his most famous book, Moral Man and Immoral Society is Reinhold Niebuhr's important early study () in ethics and read and continually relevant, this book marked Niebuhr's.

Arguably his most famous book, Moral Man and Immoral Society is Reinhold Niebuhr's important early study () in ethics and politics. Widely read and continually relevant, this book marked Niebuhr's decisive break from progressive religion and politics toward a /5. Part of the 52 in 52 Book Summary Series.

Last year I read a book every week for 52 weeks. Here are the personal journal entries I used to record the best lessons from each book. This week is Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics by Reinhold Niebuhr. Reinhold Niebuhr (—) was the leading Neo-Orthodox theologian in the United States and the premier American public theologian of the Cold War era from to his death.

Niebuhr was the archetypal American intellectual of the Cold War era. Starting as a leftist minister in the s, he explored how the sin of pride created evil in the world. We pass now to Niebuhr’s philosophy of history. Niebuhr’s most systematic treatments of this subject are found in the Second Volume of The Nature and Destiny of Man and Faith and History.

The argument in the latter book turns, as the subtitle suggests, on the contrast between the Christian and th[ e ]. 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. This book centers on the major theme of Reinhold Niebuhr's lifework, the nature of humanity and the political and social life.

Idealistic and realistic social philosophies are reevaluated and tribalism is analyzed as a pervasive quality of humankind's societies.Reinhold Niebuhr () was one of America's foremost twentieth-century religious thinkers and social critics.

As pastor of Bethel Evangelical Church in Detroit, he became deeply interested in social problems. He was Professor of Applied Christianity at Union Theological Seminary, remaining there until his retirement.

Ultimately, he abandoned.The Social Philosophy of Reinhold Niebuhr: An Historical Introduction by Michael Link (Review) Authors. Jacob H. Dorn, Wright State University - Main Campus Follow.

Document Type. Book Review. Publication Date. Comments. Review of the book The Social Philosophy of Reinhold Niebuhr: An Historical Introduction by Michael Link.

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