March 3, 2011

WWND: What Would Niebuhr Do?

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PRINCETON, N.J. (RNS) What happens when the contested legacy of America’s most famous 20th-century theologian meets the harsh political realities of the 21st? You end up with questions like whether Reinhold Niebuhr would support water-boarding. It’s impossible to know what Niebuhr — arguably the preeminent public intellectual and U.S. theologian from the 1940s to 1960s […]

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