Escape from Reason

ISBN-10: 0830834052

ISBN-13: 9780830834051

Edition: 2007

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Truth used to be based on reason. No more. What we feel is now the truest source of reality. Despite our obsession with the emotive and the experiential, we still face perennial existential problems--anxiety, despair, purposelessness. How did we get here? And where do we find a remedy? In this modern classic, Francis A. Schaeffer traces trends in twentieth-century thought and unpacks how key ideas have shaped our society. Wide-ranging in his analysis, Schaeffer examines philosophy, science, art and popular culture to identify dualism, fragmentation and the decline of reason. Schaeffer's work takes on a newfound relevance today in his prescient anticipation of the contemporary postmodern ethos. His critique demonstrates Christianity's promise for a new century, one in as much need as ever of purpose and hope.
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List price: $8.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 1/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 125
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

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