The Christian Realists: Reassessing the Contributions of Niebuhr and his Contemporaries

The Christian Realists: Reassessing the Contributions of Niebuhr and his Contemporaries

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761826200
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 06/26/2003
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Eric Patterson is Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, California.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword by Jean Bethke Elshtain Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Niebuhr and His Contemporaries: Introduction to Christian Realism Chapter 4 Niebuhr and His Critics: Realistic Optimism in World Politics Chapter 5 The Prophetic Realism of John Foster Dulles, 1937-1945 Chapter 6 Herbert Butterfield and the Limits of Christian Realism Chapter 7 Martin Wight: Politics in the Era of Leviathan Chapter 8 John Coleman Bennett in Contemporary Context Chapter 9 Cups Half Full: John Courtney Murray's Skirmishes with Christian Realism Chapter 10 Christian Realism in a Pluralistic Society: Interactions Between Niebuhr and Morgenthau, Kennan, and Schlesinger Chapter 11 The Ironies of Christian Realism: The End of an Augustinian Tradition in International Politics Chapter 12 Select Bibliography Chapter 13 About the Contributors

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