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Reinhold Niebuhr - American Writers 31

Reinhold Niebuhr - American Writers 31: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1963
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Reinhold Niebuhr - American Writers 31
    Book Description:

    Reinhold Niebuhr. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5231-0
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Reinhold Niebuhr
    (pp. 5-45)

    Man has always been his most vexing problem. How shall he think of himself?” These are the opening lines of the Gifford Lectures which Reinhold Niebuhr delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the spring and autumn of 1939, and they announce the unifying theme of all his thought and writing since the early 1920’s, when he first appeared on the national scene as the young pastor of a Detroit congregation of the Evangelical Synod who was projecting a critique of both religion and modern culture more radical than anything that had yet emerged from liberal Protestantism. What is the...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)