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Reinhold Niebuhr and contemporary politics : God and power

Author: Richard Harries; Stephen Platten
Publisher: Oxford ; Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2012, ©2010.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Harries; Stephen Platten
ISBN: 9780199571833 019957183X
OCLC Number: 1100262844
Description: xi, 260 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Richard Harris --
Reinhold Niebuhr in historical perspective / Robin W. Lovin --
On recent political uses of Reinhold Niebuhr : toward a new appreciation of his legacy / Mac McCorkle --
Niebuhr's 'nature of man' and Christian realism / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Radical orthodoxy's critique of Niebuhr / Ben Quash --
The nature and destiny of serious theology / Samuel Wells --
Reinhold Niebuhr's 'outsider ecclesiology' / Wendy Dackson --
Niebuhr, liturgy, and public theology / Stephen Platten --
Falling far short : taking sin seriously / Martyn Percy --
Distinguishing hope from Utopian aspiration : revisiting Reinhold Niebuhr / Ian Markham --
Reinhold Niebuhr and the political possibility of forgiveness / Nigel Biggar --
What makes us think that God wants democracy? / Richard Harries --
Realism and progress : Niebuhr's thought and contemporary challenges / Anatol Lieven --
Reinhold Niebuhr and the use of force / John D. Carlson --
The irony of American Evangelical politics / Kevin Carnahan --
Reinhold Niebuhr and the problem of religious pluralism / Wilfred M. McClay --
Conclusion : Realism revisited / Stephen Platten.
Other Titles: Reinhold Niebuhr & contemporary politics
Responsibility: edited by Richard Harries and Stephen Platten.

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