niebuhr niebuhr  /ˈni bʊr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)
  2. (n) German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)

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News

  • The great American prayer

    All week I have wrestled with a verse from Paul and Niebuhr's prayer on Serenity. Paul said "I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therein to be content.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Bluffton Today

Quotes

  • "On the one hand, there is Dr. Barack, the high-minded, Niebuhr-quoting speechifier who spent this past winter thrilling the Scarlett Johansson set and feeling the fierce urgency of now. But then on the other side, there's Fast Eddie Obama, the...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: David Brooks Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)

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