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Secular Mind

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ISBN-10: 0691088624

ISBN-13: 9780691088624

Edition: 1999

Authors: Robert Coles

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Does the business of daily living distance us from life's mysteries? Do most Americans value spiritual thinking more as a hobby than as an all-encompassing approach to life? Will the concept of the soul be defunct after the next few generations? Child psychiatrist and best-selling author Robert Coles offers a profound meditation on how secular culture has settled into the hearts and minds of Americans. This book is a sweeping essay on the shift from religious control over Western society to the scientific dominance of the mind. Interwoven into the story is Coles's personal quest for understanding how the sense of the sacred has stood firm in the lives of individuals--both the famous and…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.066
Language: English

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".

Introduction
Secularism in the Biblical Tradition
Where We Stood: 1900
Where We Stand: 2000
Where We Are Headed