God (Niebuhr Conception)


Dr. King quotes Reinhold Niebuhr's "The Nature and Destiny of Man" on the transcendence of God and His intimate relation to the world.

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God (Niebuhr Conception)
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[Inserted in Margin: God (Niebuhr conception)] "But on the other hand the transcendent God of Biblical faith makes Himself known in the finite and historical world. The finite world is not, because of its finiteness, incapable of entertaining comprehensible revelation of the incomprehensible God. The most important characteristic of a religion of revelation is this twofold emphasis upon the transcendence of God and upon this intimate relation to the world." Niebuhr, ND MI, 126
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