The Making of America’s Premiere Social Ethicist: Reinhold Niebuhr in Detroit: 1915-1928

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights invites you to:

THE MAKING OF AMERICA’S PREMIERE SOCIAL ETHICIST — REINHOLD NIEBUHR IN DETROIT: 1915-1928

Presented by Rev. Harry T. Cook

Monday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.

Barth Hall, 4800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

Rev.HarryCook-218x300Facilitator: Rev. Harry T. Cook

Cook is a retired Episcopal priest and a scholar of religious ideas and the texts from which they arose. He is, as well, a historian of the city of his birth (Detroit). Cook is the author of eight books and publishes a weekly on-line essay that enjoys a readership across the United States and Canada, in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France and South Africa. Cook served two Detroit parishes from in the 1960s and 70s (Old Christ Church and Emmanuel Parish).

He was editor of The Record, the news monthly of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan from 1971-1979. From 1979 to 1987, he was the religion editor and later a columnist at the Detroit Free Press. He returned to parish work in 1987 as rector of St. Andrew’s, Clawson from which he retired in 2009.

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