Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
For God and GlobeChristian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Michael G. Thompson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780801452727

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801452727.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Cornell University Press SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Cornell University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Cornell for personal use (for details see www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy/privacy-policy-and-legal-notice).date: 21 January 2019

A Funeral and Two Legacies

A Funeral and Two Legacies

(p.67) Chapter 3 A Funeral and Two Legacies
For God and Globe

Michael G. Thompson

Cornell University Press

This chapter begins by looking at the collapse of The World Tomorrow due to a funding crisis in 1934. It then explores the two seemingly contradictory impulses of the radical Christian internationalist coalition that had been behind the journal. One was represented by those such as Kirby Page, Dorothy Detzer, and H.C. Engelbrecht, who went on to advocate for American neutralism in the 1930s, and who influenced the debate surrounding the Nye Committee. The other was represented by those such as Reinhold Niebuhr, who went on to advocate for American interventionism at risk of war in the crisis of 1938–1941. Reading closely the journal's associations with Niebuhr's Fellowship of Socialist Christians, the chapter also examines the emergence of realism and its new “feeling rules.”

Keywords:   The World Tomorrow, Christian internationalist coalition, American neutralism, Nye Committee, American interventionism, Fellowship of Socialist Christians, realism

Cornell Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.