WBEZ | S. Alan Ray http://www.wbez.org/tags/s-alan-ray Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en The legacy of American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-15/legacy-american-theologian-reinhold-niebuhr-83726 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-March/2011-03-15/Reinhold Niebuhr AP Photo, File.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A current lecture series at Elmhurst College is celebrating its most famous alumni-American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr. His ideas have influenced leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and our current President Barack Obama.<br /><br />Niebuhr was deeply engaged with American foreign policy and strongly anti-Communist. And some credit him with authoring The Serenity Prayer. Elmhurst President <a href="http://public.elmhurst.edu/president/103530234.html" target="_blank">S. Alan Ray</a> joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> to discuss the legacy of the American theologian.</p><p>Tuesday night he&rsquo;ll participate in a discussion about evil as part of the college&rsquo;s lecture series <a href="http://public.elmhurst.edu/projects/stillspeaking" target="_blank"><em>Still Speaking: Conversations on Faith</em></a><em>.</em></p></p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 13:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-03-15/legacy-american-theologian-reinhold-niebuhr-83726