Reinhold Niebuhr (essay date 1926)
SOURCE: "How Philanthropic Is Henry Ford?" in Love and Justice, edited by D.B. Robertson, Westminster/ John Knox Press, 1957, pp. 98-102.
[Niebuhr was an American theologian who worked and wrote extensively on applying the insights of Christianity to the analysis and solution of social problems. A pastor in Detroit at the time the following essay was written, Niebuhr wrote many books, including Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics (1932), Beyond Tragedy: Essays on the Christian Interpretation of History (1937), The Nature and Destiny of Man (1941-1943), and The Structure of Nations and Empires: A Study of the Recurring Patterns and...
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