Leaves from the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic Selected Essays and Addresses  -     By: Reinhold Niebuhr
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Leaves from the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic Selected Essays and Addresses

Westminster John Knox Press / 1990 / Paperback

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(PUBWestminster/John Knox)This is a reissue of a mini-classic---the jottings of a young minister in his first parish in Detroit from 1915 to 1928. ''Frank, candid, and searching in its criticism,''---Christian Century. ''Timeless encouragement to all who struggle with the drudgery of daily pastoral life,''---Building a Pastor's Library. 152 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1990
Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0664251641
ISBN-13: 9780664251642
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Renowned theologian Reinhold Niebuhr began his career as pastor of Bethel Evangelical Church in Detroit, Michigan, where he served from 1915-1928. Leaves From the Notebook of a Tamed Cynic is Niebuhr's account of the frustrations and joys he experienced during his years at Bethel. Addressed to young ministers, this book provides reflections and insights for those engaged in the challenging yet infinitely rewarding occupation of pastoral ministry. Niebuhr's powerful book remains as useful and relevant today as it was eighty years ago.

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Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971) was an ethicist, theologian, and political philosopher who taught at Union Theological Seminary in New York City from 1928 to 1960. Before that, for thirteen years, he was minister of Detroit's Bethel Evangelical Church.

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