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Universe Next Door A Basic Worldview Catalog

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ISBN-10: 0830838503

ISBN-13: 9780830838509

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: James W. Sire

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For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. In this new fifth edition James Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Included in this expanded format are a new chapter on Islam and informative sidebars throughout.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 10/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 293
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

James W. Sire (PhD, University of Missouri), formerly a senior editor at InterVarsity Press, is an active speaker and writer. He has taught English, philosophy, theology, and short courses at many universities and seminaries. He continues to be a frequent guest lecturer in the United States and Europe. His InterVarsity Press books and Bible studies include The Universe Next Door (a worldviews textbook), Scripture Twisting, Discipleship of the Mind, Chris Chrisman Goes to College, Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All?, Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling, Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, Learning to Pray Through the Psalms, Why Good Arguments Often…    

Preface to the fifth edition
A World of Difference: Introduction
A Universe Charged with the Grandeur of God: Christian Theism
The Clockwork Universe: Deism
The Silence of Finite Space: Naturalism
Zero Point: Nihilism
Beyond Nihilism: Existentialism
Journey to the East: Eastern Pantheistic Monism
A Separate Universe: The New Age-Spirituality Without Religion
The Vanished Horizon: Postmodernism
A View from the Middle East: Islamic Theism
The examined life: Conclusion