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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 : Oxford University Press, cop. 2013.
Series: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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,  Read more...

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Named Person: Reinhold Niebuhr; Reinhold Niebuhr; Reinhold Niebuhr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott R Erwin
ISBN: 9780199678372 0199678375
OCLC Number: 895728887
Notes: Texte remanié d'uneThèse soutenue à l'Université d'Oxford.
Description: 1 vol. (VII-185 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. From Tragedy to Beyond Tragedy: The Development of Niebuhr's Christian Understanding of History ; 2. In the Battle and Above It : Niebuhr's Nature and the Destiny of Man and World War II ; 3. Discerning the Signs of the Times: The Relevance of Niebuhr's Theological Vision to the Cold War ; 4. The Irony of The Irony of American History ; Conclusion
Series Title: Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Responsibility: Scott R. Erwin.

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