Grasping for the Wind: The Search for Meaning in the 20th Century

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Zondervan, 2001 - Religion - 320 pages
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Whitehead applies his razor-sharp thinking to the question, "How did our culture get into the dismal moral and cultural state it is in today?" He provides a fascinating sketch of 20th-century culture, clearly showing how the artists and culture-makers influenced the philosophical and moral climate of the world today. Skillfully synthesizing major philosophical movements of the century, he places cultural heroes into a larger context of truth and morality.

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How did our society get to where it is, and where is it heading? These are the questions investigated in this excellent book. Whitehead is a civil liberties attorney, founder and editor of the ... Read full review

Contents

List of Illustrations
7
Where Are We Going?
47
Children of the Machine
73
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

John W. Whitehead is the founder and president of The Rutherford Institute, an international civil liberties organization. His books include "The Second American Revolution" and "An American Dream".

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