Search Results: "Gustav Niebuhr"


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LINCOLN'S BISHOP by Gustav Niebuhr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 1, 2014

"A pleasant surprise for the average history buff."
Enlightening tale of Abraham Lincoln's other war. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 2008

"A worthwhile call to action for those determined to reach out to other religions."
Niebuhr (Religion/Syracuse Univ.) briefly explores interfaith relations in the United States and finds the glass half full. Read full book review >

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"A natural for Clergy and 'modern thinkers' — Excellent."
Many books have been written on the Problem of Evil and many more on the Religion of Love. Read full book review >

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"This book is for those willing and able to understand such a thorough search for the true way out of our difficulties."
The title of this book is derived from the first of a series of five lectures or essays dealing with the ethical, philosophical and spiritual problems inherent in the present world situation. Read full book review >

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A GYPSY GOOD TIME by Gustav Hasford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1992

"Certainly not here, in this classically awful, unintentionally hilarious, hard-boiled rotten egg."
Dowdy Lewis, Jr., half owner of a Hollywood bookstore specializing in the Old West, is an alcoholic and self-pitying Vietnam vet, and has the misfortune to fall for a dish named Yvonna Lablaine, who works for a cheapo movie producer named Bird Cameron. Read full book review >

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From Hell to Heaven, One Man's Journey by Daffy Gustav
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2015

"Poems about pain and eventual recovery that may fail to evoke much sympathy."
Gustav chronicles a bitter divorce and eventual spiritual awakening in this debut poetry collection. Read full book review >

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THE SHORT-TIMERS by Gustav Hasford
Released: Jan. 3, 1978

"A terse spitball of a book, fine and real and terrifying, that marks a real advance in Vietnam war literature."
The Vietnam War is starting to deliver: Herr's non-fictional Dispatches found the peculiar character of writing that this creepy conflict seems to require—and Hasford, in a first, autobiographical novel, husks it right down to the kernel. Read full book review >

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"In fact, my own criticism would be that the author has allowed himself to be carried away by his own sarcasm and wit, and sometimes misses the bus in his efforts to ridicule."
At a time when to fight or not to fight has become a burning question, these essays are particularly interesting, and will delight and madden any reader with party ties — be they church, state or "isms" — for nothing escapes Dr. Niebuhr's fluent pen and merciless attack. Read full book review >

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FAITH AND HISTORY by Reinhold Niebuhr
Released: April 18, 1949

"This is a book which will command wide attention from the clergy, theologians and philosophers and other serious minded Protestant Christians."
Such is the stature attained by Reinhold Niebuhr as a theologian and prophetic interpreter of the current scene that the appearance of a major work of his pen must be regarded as a significant event in the religious world. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 19, 1953

"A book to be featured."
Any book which comes from the pen of Reinhold Niebuhr is important. Read full book review >

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"A brief book, but one of good will and intelligent insight which should help clear the air for an audience which if devout- may also be intolerant."
A liberal theologist lashes out at current American thinking on world affairs and his angle on communism, based as it is on the thinking of a Churchman, catches our eye with new facets. Read full book review >

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Released: March 28, 1958

"This is the final answer to the mystery of human existence."
No one sees the American (and world) scene so steadily and whole as Dr. Reinhold Niebuhr. Read full book review >