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The theological vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's "The irony of American history" : "in the battle and above it"

Author: Scott R Erwin
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reinhold Niebuhr remains a reference point in an ongoing national conversation about America's role in the world. Commentators with divergent political and religious views draw upon his 1951 work, 'The Irony of American History'. In this book Scott R. Erwin brings an appreciation of Niebuhr's theological vision to aid understanding of Irony.
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Erwin, Scott R.
Theological vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's 'The irony of American history"
(OCoLC)828415736
Named Person: Reinhold Niebuhr
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott R Erwin
ISBN: 9780191667619 0191667617
OCLC Number: 854995499
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1. From Tragedy to Beyond Tragedy: The Development of Niebuhr�s Christian Understanding of History""; ""Political Cynicism and a Tragic View of History""; ""Paul Tillich and the Category of Myth""; ""The Cross and a Viewpoint Beyond Tragedy""; ""2. “In the Battle and Above It�: Niebuhr�s Nature and Destiny of Man and World War II""; ""The Gathering Storm""; ""Human Nature""; ""Christianity and Crisis""; ""In the Battle and Above It""; ""Human Destiny"" ""3. Discerning the Signs of the Times: The Relevance of Niebuhr�s Theological Vision to the Cold War""""Illusions of History and the Signs of the Times""; ""Christian Hope and the Pinnacle of the Faith""; ""Korea, Nuclear Arms, and Delusions of Vainglory""; ""4. The Irony of The Irony of American History""; ""Niebuhr and Barth: The “Super-Theologians� Meet""; ""The Irony of American History""; ""Where is the Theology?""; ""Lincoln as “America�s Greatest Theologian�""; ""Conclusion""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""J""; ""K"" ""L""""m""; ""n""; ""o""; ""p""; ""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""u""; ""w""
Series Title: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Responsibility: Scott R. Erwin.

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