Scholars and students of Reinhold Niebuhr; of contemporary theology; of public policy; of social ethics; of political theory
Edited by Richard Harries, Gresham Professor of Divinity, and Honorary Professor of Theology, King's College, London, and Stephen Platten, Bishop of Wakefield
Richard Harries: Introduction
1: Robin W. Lovin: Reinhold Niebuhr in Historical Perspective
2: Mac McCorkle: On Recent Political Uses of Reinhold Niebuhr: Toward a New Appreciation of his Legacy
3: Jean Bethke Elshtain: Niebuhr's 'Nature of Man' and Christian Realism
4: Ben Quash: Radical Orthodoxy's Critique of Niebuhr
5: Samuel Wells: The Nature and Destiny of Serious Theology
6: Wendy Dackson: Reinhold Niebuhr's 'Outsider Ecclesiology'
7: Stephen Platten: Niebuhr, Liturgy and Public Theology
8: Martyn Percy: Falling Far Short: Taking Sin Seriously?
9: Ian Markham: Distinguishing Hope from Utopian Aspiration: Revisiting Reinhold Niebuhr
10: Nigel Biggar: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Political Possibility of Forgiveness
11: Richard Harries: What Makes Us Think That God Wants Democracy?
12: Anatol Lieven: Realism and Progress: Niebuhr's Thought and Contemporary Challenges
13: John D. Carlson: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Use of Force
14: Kevin Carnahan: The Irony of American Evangelical Politics
15: Wilfred M. McClay: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Problem of Religious Pluralism
Stephen Platten: Conclusion: Realism Revisited