Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr, T. S. Eliot, and The Year of Our Lord 1943

Alan Jacobs’ 2018 book “The Year of Our Lord 1943” presents a caricature of Reinhold Niebuhr

Christian Realism, Islamic Realism 

Is there a version of Islam recognizable to most Muslims that ethically bears resemblance to the principles of Christian Realism? 

Niebuhr and Gandhi: Comparative Religious Realism

Ghandi and Niebuhr both believed in the power of religion to shape societies and history

Reinhold Niebuhr’s Vision of the Future

Reinhold Niebuhr’s never-before-published article from 1953 on the future he hoped to live in

Rebecca Munson Christianity & National Security 2023

Rebecca Munson’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Rebecca Munson discusses international human rights, Christian morals, and the fight…

Eric Patterson Christianity & National Security 2023

Eric Patterson’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023.

Eric Patterson discusses the just war tradition, the Augustine nature of Christian realism, and international order. The following is a transcript of the event.

Does Civilization Need Religion?

Reinhold Niebuhr asked the question “Does civilization need religion?” in 1929 and his answer is relevant as ever

Navigating the Scylla and Charybdis: Paul Ramsey and Contemporary Political Theology

Paul Ramsey was among the greatest theologians of the 20th century and we are in sore need of his ideas today

A Niebuhrian Companion: Over 20 Years of Mark R. Amstutz’s International Ethics

24 Years after publication, Christian ethicist Mark Amstutz’s textbook “International Ethics” is still a classic.