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By Jeremy L. Sabella

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892–1971) was once an inner-city pastor, ethics professor, and writer of the well-known Serenity Prayer. Time magazine's twenty fifth anniversary factor in March 1948 featured Niebuhr on its conceal, and Time later eulogized him as "the maximum Protestant theologian in the USA on account that Jonathan Edwards." mentioned as a power by means of public figures starting from Billy Graham to Barack Obama, Niebuhr used to be defined through historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. as "the so much influential American theologian of the 20 th century."

during this spouse quantity to the coming near near documentary movie through Martin Doblmeier at the existence and effect of Reinhold Niebuhr, Jeremy Sabella attracts on an exceptional set of unique interviews to discover how Niebuhr keeps to compel minds and stir consciences within the twenty-first century. Interviews with top voices resembling Jimmy Carter, David Brooks, Cornel West, and Stanley Hauerwas in addition to with those that knew Niebuhr individually, together with his daughter Elisabeth, offer a wealthy trove of unique fabric to assist readers comprehend Niebuhr's enduring influence on American lifestyles and thought.

CONTRIBUTORS (interviewees)

Andrew J. Bacevich
David Brooks
Lisa Sowle Cahill
Jimmy Carter
Gary Dorrien
Andrew Finstuen
ok. Healan Gaston
Stanley Hauerwas
Susannah Heschel
William H. Hudnut III
Robin W. Lovin
Fr. Mark S. Massa, SJ
Elisabeth Sifton
Ronald H. Stone
Cornel West
Andrew Young

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