Niebuhr, Reinhold

Niebuhr, Reinhold

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) is one of the best-known Protestant theologians and ethicists of the 20th century.

Internet Resources


Online Books

Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932

Interpretation of Christian Ethics, Harper & Brothers, 1935.

Beyond Tragedy, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937.

The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944.

The Irony of American History, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952.

The Self and the Dramas of History, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955.



Our Secularized Civilization, Christian Century, April 1926.

Let Liberal Churches Stop Fooling Themselves, Christian Century, March 1931.

Christian Faith and the World Crisis, Christianity and Crisis, Feb 1941.

The Christian Witness in a Secular Age, Christian Century, July 1953.

Religiosity and the Christian Faith, Christianity & Crisis, January 1955.

The King's Chapel and the King's Court, Christianity and Crisis, August 1969.

A View of Life from the Sidelines (1967), Christian Century, Dec 1984.


Articles on Niebuhr

Howard G. Patton, Reinhold Niebuhr (1977) [whole book]

Lawton Posey, Reflections on "Leaves from the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic", Christian Century, May 1979

Roger Shinn, Reinhold Niebuhr: A Reverberating Voice, Christian Century, Jan 1986

Robert McAfee Brown, Reinhold Niebuhr: His Theology in the 1980s, Christian Century, Jan 1986

Gary Dorrien, Reinhold's Era, Christian Century, Feb 2002

Keith Pavlischek, Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Realism and Just War Theory: A Critique



The Mike Wallace Interview, April 1958 [video]

The Niebuhr Society

Reinhold Niebuhr's Papers

Reinhold Niebuhr CDs

TIME magazine cover

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