An American Conscience

An American Conscience

The Reinhold Niebuhr Story

DVD - 2017
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Documentary about American theologian and ethicist Reinhold Niebuhr.
einhold Niebuhr's Serenity Prayer remains one of the most quoted writings in American literature. Yet Niebuhr's impact was far greater, as presidents and civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. often turned to Niebuhr's writings for guidance and inspiration on the most volatile political and social issues of the 20th century. Niebuhr rose from a small Midwest church pulpit to become the nation's moral voice -- an American conscience -- during some of the most defining moments in American history. From award-winning director Martin Doblmeier comes this powerful, insightful and inspiring documentary, rich in archival material and featuring new interviews with former President Jimmy Carter, civil rights leader Andrew Young, New York Times writer David Brooks, author Susannah Heschel, and a host of notable historians and theologians.
Publisher: [New York] : First Run Features, [2017]
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
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1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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