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Reinhold Niebuhr

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) was a Protestant theologian best known for his study of the task of relating the Christian faith to the reality of modern politics and diplomacy.

Niebuhr was born in Wright City, Missouri, USA, and was the brother of Helmut Richard Niebuhr. He was educated at Yale University's school of divinity, and went to do evangelical work in Detroit.