American Reformed theologian ethicist, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years.
BOOK: The Nature and Destiny of Man. Volume ! - Human Nature. First Edition, 1941; Charles Scribner's Sons, NY. Hardbound, sans dust jacket. Boards intact but water stained. Interior has numerous underscores and highlights by previous owner. Boldly signed in later years on the title page by the author.
Niebuhr was one of America's leading public intellectuals for several decades of the 20th century and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. A public theologian, he wrote and spoke frequently about the intersection of religion, politics, and public policy, with his most influential books including Moral Man and Immoral Society and The Nature and Destiny of Man. The latter work ranked 18 of the top 100 non-fiction books of the 20th century by Modern Library.
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