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Theologians of a new world order [electronic resource] : Reinhold Niebuhr and the Christian realists, 1920-1948 / Heather A. Warren.

Author/Creator:
Warren, Heather A., 1959-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (208 p.)
Series:
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Religion in America series
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Subjects:
Theologians -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Christianity and international relations -- History -- 20th century.
Liberalism (Religion) -- History -- 20th century.
Ecumenical movement.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Warren shows how a group of Protestant theologians forged a theology of international engagement for America in the 1930's and 40's which informed the public rationale for the United States participation in World War II and which stimulated American leadership in establishing organisation which promoted world order.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; ONE: High Tide of American Protestantism, 1880-1920; TWO: The Found Generation, 1890-1924; THREE: Age of Negativism, 1925-1933; FOUR: European Upheaval, Theological Ferment, 1933-1937; FIVE: Proclamation and Organization, 1937-1939; SIX: Making a New International Order in the War Years, 1939-1945; SEVEN: From the Center to the Margins, 1945-1948; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-191) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-45402-4
0-19-535419-2
0-585-20793-3
OCLC:
476015544