- Title Pages
- Notes on Contributors
1Reinhold Niebuhr in Historical Perspective
2On Recent Political Uses of Reinhold Niebuhr
3Niebuhr's ‘Nature of Man’ and Christian Realism
4Radical Orthodoxy's Critique of Niebuhr
5The Nature and Destiny of Serious Theology
6Reinhold Niebuhr's ‘Outsider Ecclesiology’
7Niebuhr, Liturgy, and Public Theology
8Falling Far Short
9Distinguishing Hope from Utopian Aspiration
10Reinhold Niebuhr and the Political Possibility of Forgiveness
11What Makes Us Think That God Wants Democracy?
12Realism and Progress
13Reinhold Niebuhr and the Use of Force
14The Irony of American Evangelical Politics
15Reinhold Niebuhr and the Problem of Religious Pluralism
- Select Bibliography
- (p.1) Introduction
- Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics
Richard Harries (Contributor Webpage)
- Oxford University Press
This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of President Barack Obama's thoughts about what he has learned from Reinhold Niebuhr. It then identifies other senior politicians and distinguished political theorists who have been influenced by Niebuhr. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.
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