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Nie·buhr(nē′bo͝or′, -bər), Reinhold 1892-1971.
American theologian who argued that Christianity is obligated to confront ethical, social, and moral problems. His works include The Nature and Destiny of Man (1941-1943).
1. (Biography) Barthold Georg (ˈbartɔlt ˈɡeːɔrk). 1776–1831, German historian, noted for his critical approach to sources, esp in History of Rome (1811–32)
2. (Biography) Reinhold (ˈraɪnˌhəʊld). 1892–1971, US Protestant theologian. His works include Moral Man and Immoral Society (1932) and The Nature and Destiny of Man (1941–43)
1. Barthold Georg, 1776–1831, German historian.
2. Reinhold, 1892–1971, U.S. theologian and philosopher.