[nee-boo r; for 1 also German nee-boor]
- Bar·thold Ge·org [bahr-tawlt gey-awrk] /ˈbɑr tɔlt geɪˈɔrk/, 1776–1831, German historian.
- Rein·hold [rahyn-hohld] /ˈraɪn hoʊld/, 1892–1971, U.S. theologian and philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for niebuhr
Niebuhr “played by the rules” by affirming American exceptionalism, and writing about American innocence.Noam Chomsky—Infuriating and Necessary
September 28, 2014
Reader of Thomas Merton and that bunch (and indeed Niebuhr--look at how Obama apparently immersed himself in Niebuhr).What Kind of Christian Is Barack Obama?
May 8, 2012
In a cage-match between nihilism and Niebuhr, who would you bet on?Is Obama Too Thoughtful?
February 13, 2010
This Niebuhr, who was a surveyor by profession, was a young man who deserves our admiration.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
The diligence of Niebuhr, though often impeded by illness, was immense.
Niebuhr always spoke of his wife as a fellow-worker with him in this sense.
Niebuhr, the historian, was distinguished for his energy and success as a man of business.
Those who feel an interest in this subject would do well to consult Niebuhr.The Monikins
J. Fenimore Cooper
- Barthold Georg (ˈbartɔlt ˈɡeːɔrk). 1776–1831, German historian, noted for his critical approach to sources, esp in History of Rome (1811–32)
- 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)