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The theological vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's "The irony of American history"

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Reinhold Niebuhr remains at the center of a national conversation about America's role in the world, and commentators with divergent political and religious positions look to his 1952 work, The Irony of American History, in support of their views. In this study, Scott R. Erwin argues that an appreciation of Niebuhr's theological vision is necessary for understanding the full measure of Irony and his perspective on life more broadly. Such a study is important because many individuals readin...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Department:
Humanities Division - Theology Faculty
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Scott Robert Erwin
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:839082ac-d9a8-454c-96b7-3e2385fd5b39
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ora:7584

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