How Should We Then Live? (Google eBook)

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Crossway, Mar 3, 2005 - Religion
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As one of the foremost evangelical thinkers of the twentieth century, Francis Schaeffer long pondered the fate of declining Western culture. In this brilliant book he analyzed the reasons for modern society's state of affairs and presented the only viable alternative: living by the Christian ethic, acceptance of God's revelation, and total affirmation of the Bible's morals, values, and meaning.

  

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Our book club selection felt like a textbook. - Goodreads
This is a good overview of faith and culture. - Goodreads
Lots of good insight and quotes. - Goodreads
And it always will be that point of reference for me. - Goodreads

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An all time classic. One of the first 5 Christian literature books I ever read as a young adult in University. Transformational. Read full review

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Contents

Ancient Rome
19
The Middle Ages
30
The Renaissance
57
The Reformation
79
The Reformation Continued
105
The Enlightenment
120
The Rise of Modern Science
130
The Breakdown in Philosophy and Science
144
Modern Art Music Literature and Films
182
Our Society
205
Manipulation and the New Elite
228
The Alternatives
246
A Special Note
255
Chronological Index
259
Topical Index
266
Select Bibliography
281

Modern Philosophy and Modern Theology
167

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About the author (2005)

Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Francis A. Schaeffer authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into a score of languages and sold millions worldwide. He and his wife, Edith, founded L'Abri Fellowship international study and discipleship centers. Schaeffer passed away in 1984, but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

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