Reinhold Niebuhr

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Program Masters
Field of Study History
Class# H/T 489

Historical and theological study of Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971), the foremost Reformed theologian and ethicist of twentieth century America. Against the background of Niebuhr’s life and times, the course surveys Niebuhr’s distinctive engagement with biblical faith, historic Christianity, modern times, and the human condition. A major theme will be an assessment of Niebuhr’s life and thought for informing public ministry today.