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 thriftbookscom the essential reinhold niebuhr: selected essays and addresses. Brown chose to place it first in his the essential reinhold niebuhr and elizabeth sifton chose it to be in first place in her 'sermons and lectures on faith and belief' section of her reinhold niebuhr volume for the american library volume of essays the essay corrects the impression held by many of his. The children of light and the children of darkness in brown, robert mcafee and reinhold niebuhr essential reinhold niebuhr selected essays and addresses new haven: yale university press, 1987 isbn- 13: 978-0300040012 , $2328 niebuhr was deeply influenced by working/labor class dynamics and social. Reinhold niebuhr, the essential reinhold niebuhr: selected essays and addresses “the tendency to claim god as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism ” ― reinhold niebuhr dm the writings of reinhold niebuhr reflect changing and developing ideologies that. Although not a representative selection of niebuhr's religious, political and social thought, this anthology offers a useful introduction to his work brown, a former friend and student of the influential theologian, has concentrated on niebuhr's theological essays most of those collected here had gone out of print niebuhr the. Arguably his most famous book, moral man and immoral society is reinhold niebuhr's important early study (1932) in ethics and politics widely read and continually relevant, this book marked niebuhr's decisive break from progressive religion and politics toward a more deeply tragic view of human nature and history.
Moral man and immoral society: a study in ethics and politics is a 1932 book by reinhold niebuhr, an american protestant theologian at union theological seminary (uts) in new york city the thesis of the book is that people are more likely to sin as members of groups than as individuals niebuhr wrote the book in a. Trois années après la fin de la deuxième guerre mondiale, le 2 mars 1948, le magazine hebdomadaire time célébrait son vingt-cinquième anniversaire sur la page de couverture de l'édition publiée à l'occasion de cet anniversaire se trouvait une photographie de reinhold niebuhr (1892-1971) avec pour légende. One of reinhold niebuhr's early books, a journal of reflections written during the time he was a pastor in detroit, was entitledleaves from the notebook of a tamed cynic another early book, published after he joined the faculty of union theological seminary as a professor of christian ethics, was entitledreflections on the.
Theologian, ethicist, and political analyst, reinhold niebuhr was a towering figure of twentieth-century religious thought now newly repackaged, this important book gathers the best of niebuhr's essays together in a single volume selected, edited, and introduced by robert mcafee brown-a student and friend of niebuhr's. The essential reinhold niebuhr: selected essays and addresses edited by robert mcafee brown (yale university press, 264pp, $1995) writing in 1965 with the characteristic impatience of the emerging new left, christopher lasch described the mind of reinhold niebuhr as “frozen in the polemical. Four volumes of essays, some of which are essential for understanding niebuhr's thought and his influence on events, are christianity and power politics (1940) christian realism and political problems (1953) pious and secular america ( 1958) and faith and politics: a commentary on religious, social,.
Brown, a former friend and student of the influential theologian, concentrates on niebuhr's theological essays pw stated that although this is not a representative selection of niebuhr's religious. Robert mcafee brown, ed and intro the essential reinhold niebuhr: selected essays and address new haven, ct and london: yale university press, 1986 charles c brown niebuhr and his age: reinhold niebuhr's prophetic role in the twentieth century philadelphia: trinity press international, 1992 david f ford.