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Niebuhr, Reinhold 1892-1971

Overview
Works: 1,371 works in 3,541 publications in 9 languages and 86,293 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Speaker, Other, Author of introduction, Editor, Honoree, Contributor, Attributed name, Commentator for written text, Lyricist
Classifications: BX4827.N5, 233
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Most widely held works about Reinhold Niebuhr
 
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Moral man and immoral society : a study in ethics and politics by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

113 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1932, this book points out the basic differences between the morality of collectives and of individuals
The nature and destiny of man; a Christian interpretation by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

137 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark in twentieth-century thought, this book (comprising the author's famous Gifford Lectures) issues a vigorous challenge to Western civilization to re-examine the very basis of its most widely accepted beliefs. The author shows that the Biblical-Christian view of man's fate offers a more meaningful interpretation of history than any alternative presuppositions. [Back cover]
The irony of American history by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The substance of this volume consists of two series of lectures. Both Lectureships dealt with the position of our nation in the present world situation, as interpreted from the standponit of the Christian faith
The children of light and the children of darkness, a vindication of democracy and a critique of its traditional defence by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

59 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness, first published in 1944, is considered one of the most profound and relevant works by the influential theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and certainly the fullest statement of his political philosophy. Written and first read during the prolonged, tragic world war between totalitarian and democratic forces, Niebuhr & rsquo;s book took up the timely question of how democracy as a political system could best be defended. Most proponents of democracy, Niebuhr claimed, were & ldquo;children of light, & rdquo; who had optimistic but na̐ve ideas ab
An interpretation of Christian ethics by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

94 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's premise is that vital Christian faith is capable of dealing adequately with the moral & social problems of our age
Faith and history; a comparison of Christian and modern views of history by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

41 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prominent philosopher cites the similarities and differences in the church's interpretation of history and the ideas of modern secular culture
Beyond tragedy; essays on the Christian interpretation of history by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

58 editions published between 1937 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chapters of this book are sermonic essays elaborating one theme in various aspects. The theme is Christianity's dialectical conception of the relation of time and eternity, of God and the world, of nature and grace. It is the thesis of these pages that the biblical view of life is dialectical because it affirms the meaning of history and of man's natural existence on the one hand, and on the other insists that the centre, source and fulfilment of history lies beyond history
The essential Reinhold Niebuhr : selected essays and addresses by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Theologians, ethicist, and political analyst, Reinhold Neiburh, was a towering figure of twentieth-century religious thought. In this important book, the best of Neiburh's essays have been brought together for the first time. Selected, edited, and introduced by Robert McAffee Brown - a student and friend of Nieburh's and himself a distinguished thoelogian - the works included here testify to the brilliant polemics, incisive analysis, and deep faith that characterized the whole of Neibuhr's life"--Back cover
Man's nature and his communities : essays on the dynamics and enigmas of man's personal and social existence by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian realism and political problems by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

28 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of nations and empires; a study of the recurring patterns and problems of the political order in relation to the unique problems of the nuclear age by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

20 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self and the dramas of history by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

31 editions published between 1946 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith and politics; a commentary on religious, social, and political thought in a technological age by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

10 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pious and secular America by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and justice; selections from the shorter writings of Reinhold Niebuhr by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in applied Christianity by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

18 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity and power politics by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

31 editions published between 1940 and 1984 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nation so conceived; reflections on the history of America from its early visions to its present power by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinhold Niebuhr on politics; his political philosophy and its application to our age as expressed in his writings by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The democratic experience: past and prospects by Reinhold Niebuhr( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The essential Reinhold Niebuhr : selected essays and addresses
Alternative Names
Neibuhr, Reinhold 1892-1971

Niba, Rainhorudo.

Nībā, Rainhōrudo 1892-1971

Nibuer 1892-1971

Niebuhr, Karl Paul Reinhold 1892-1971

Reinhold Niebuhr Amerikaans theoloog (1892-1971)

Reinhold Niebuhr teologo statunitense

Reinhold Niebuhr US-amerikanischer Theologe, Philosoph und Politikwissenschaftler

Reýnalʹd Nïbwr

Райнхолд Нибур

Рейнальд Нибур

Рейнгольд Нибур

ניבור, ריינהולד 1892-1971

ריינהולד ניבור

راینهولد نیبور الهی‌دان آمریکایی

رەينالد نىيبۋر

니버, 라인홀드 1892-1971

니버, 라인홀트 1892-1971

니버, 라일홀드 1892-1971

니부어, 라인홀드 1892-1971

니이버, R. 1892-1971

니포이, 래인곽이덕 1892-1971

라인홀드 니부어

ニ-バ- 1892-1971

ニーバー, ラインホールド

ラインホルド・ニーバー

雷茵霍尔德·尼布尔

Languages
English (899)

Chinese (10)

Spanish (10)

Korean (4)

Japanese (3)

German (2)

French (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
The nature and destiny of man; a Christian interpretationThe irony of American historyThe children of light and the children of darkness, a vindication of democracy and a critique of its traditional defenceAn interpretation of Christian ethicsFaith and history; a comparison of Christian and modern views of historyThe essential Reinhold Niebuhr : selected essays and addressesLove and justice; selections from the shorter writings of Reinhold NiebuhrReinhold Niebuhr on politics; his political philosophy and its application to our age as expressed in his writings