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The serenity prayer : faith and politics in times of peace and war

Author: Elisabeth Sifton
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the Serentity Prayer, written by its author's daughter, cites the individuals whose efforts to promote social justice, racial equality, and religious freedom inspired her father.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Reinhold Niebuhr; Reinhold Niebuhr
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Sifton
ISBN: 0393057461 9780393057461
OCLC Number: 52595116
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Elisabeth Sifton.
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In 1943, the renowned theologian Reinhold Niebuhr wrote a prayer for a church service in a New England village, appealing for grace, courage and wisdom. Here, his daughter reclaims the true history  Read more...

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[An] ebullient and shrewd meditation on faith and social action....A peaceable state of mind simply accompanies the reader as he ends this effortlessly elegant, uniformly sensible paean to the human Read more...

 
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