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An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story (2017)

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm - Free

“An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story” explores the life and influence of Niebuhr (1892–1971), a theologian, writer, political activist, and one of the most influential public intellectuals of the twentieth century. Presidents from Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter have credited his impact on their thinking, as did Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who cited Niebuhr in his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” The screening will be followed by a discussion of Niebuhr’s ongoing relevance with filmmaker Martin Doblmeier.

Co-presented by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Free and open to the public. Please be aware that the Ransom Center’s Charles Nelson Prothro Theater seats 125. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance.

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Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://budurl.me/pentd

Organizer

Harry Ransom Center
Phone:
5124718944
Email:
info@hrc.utexas.edu
Website:
http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/

Venue

Harry Ransom Center
21st and Guadalupe Streets
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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