Theologians of a New World Order: Rheinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Realists, 1920-1948 by Heather A. WarrenTheologians of a New World Order: Rheinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Realists, 1920-1948 by Heather A. Warren

Theologians of a New World Order: Rheinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Realists, 1920-1948

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Hardcover | July 1, 1997

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This book tells how a group of Protestant theologians forged a theology of international engagement for America in the 1930s and 40s, and how in doing so they informed the public rationale for the United States' participation in World War II and stimulated American leadership in establishingboth secular and international organizations for the promotion of world order. This remarkable group included Henry P. Van Dusen, Reinhold Niebuhr, John Bennett, Francis P. Miller, Georgia Harkness, and Samual McCrea Cavert. Warren show how, in creating a coherent, theologically-derived positionand bringing it to bear on contemporary international issues, this group combined ideas with public action in a way that set the standard for American theologians' social activism in the years to come.

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Heather A. Warren is at University of Virginia.
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Title:Theologians of a New World Order: Rheinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Realists, 1920-1948Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.39 × 5.71 × 0.91 inPublished:July 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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"An intriguing treatment of Christian Realists who forged a theology of international engagement for the US in the 1930s and 1940s....Recommended for advanced undergraduate and graduate historical and theological study."--Religious Studies Review