Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr was an American theologian, ethicist, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years. He is best known for his work in Christian realism and for authoring the Serenity Prayer. Niebuhr's influence extended to the civil rights movement, international relations, and the field of political philosophy. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964 for his contributions to theology and American public life.


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  1. 1. Nature and Destiny of Man

    This work is a theological exploration of human nature and destiny, examining the intersection of Christian doctrine and contemporary thought. The author provides an in-depth analysis of human nature, arguing that an individual's capacity for self-transcendence and self-integration is a fundamental part of their nature. The book also tackles the concept of destiny, asserting that the ultimate human destiny is to realize the Kingdom of God. It delves into the paradoxes of human existence, touching on themes of sin, grace, love, and justice.