Nature, man and destiny
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Nature, man and destiny

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Published by James H. Hyslop Foundation in New York .
Written in English


  • Spiritualism.,
  • Spirituality.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Titus Bull.
LC ClassificationsBF1272 .B93
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6303966M
LC Control Number34010060

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The Nature and Destiny of Man issues a vigorous challenge to Western civilization to understand its roots in the faith of the Bible, particularly the Hebraic tradition. The growth, corruption, and purification of the important Western emphases on individuality are insightfully chronicled here/5. He wrote many other books, such as The Nature and Destiny of Man, Vol. II, Children of Light and the Children of Darkness, Faith and History, Does Civilization Need Religion?, The Irony of American History, Justice and Mercy, An Interpretation of Christian Ethics, Leaves from the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic, Pious and Secular America, etc. [NOTE: page numbers below refer to the page paperback edition.]/5(2).   In The Nature and Destiny of Man, Niebuhr delves into spiritual and Christian themes in the shadows of perhaps the least holy event in human history — World War II. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t5q86ps47 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library

THE NATURE AND DESTINY OF MAN 79 the natural man is conceived as essentially good, and it is only necessary for man either to rise from the chaos of nature to the harmony of mind or to descend from the chaos of spirit to the harmony of nature in order to be saved" (I, 24). The. In the examination of this text, and all other of a like nature, let it ever be remembered that the question at issue is, Has man in his nature a constituent element, which is an independent entity, and which, when the body dies, keeps right on in uninterrupted consciousness, being capable of exercising in a still higher degree out of the body. In Human Nature, the first volume of The Nature and Destiny of Man, Reinhold Niebuhr surveys human history from Plato to modern times, focusing on political, religious, and philosophical movements. Arguably Niebuhr's most important work, this book offers a sustained articulation of his theological ethics and is considered a landmark in 20th-century thought. This book issues a challenge to Western civilization to understand its roots in the faith of the Bible/5.

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