Niebuhr, Reinhold
April 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1996, Issue 62, p44
Presents the views of Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr on biblical faith. Significance of preaching biblical faith; Role of biblical faith in democracy.


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