How Should We Then Live? (L'Abri 50th Anniversary Edition): The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture

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Crossway, 3 mrt. 2005 - 288 pagina's

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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Gebruikersrecensie  - TimLaLonde - Christianbook.com

Due to the years since publication, some of the comments are a bit dated. However, the overall overview of Western culture and the effects of Christianity are still valid, though somewhat frightening. Volledige review lezen

Gebruikersrecensie  - Mike - Christianbook.com

Absolutely profound. Dr. Schaeffer's synthesis of the history of western thought and culture is clear, concise and offers answers to the questions every Christian needs to be asking about the world ... Volledige review lezen

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Cover Page
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance
The Reformation
The Reformation Continued
The Enlightenment
The Breakdown in Philosophy and Science
Modern Philosophy and Modern Theology
Our Society
Manipulation and the New Elite
The Alternatives
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Over de auteur (2005)

Francis A. Schaeffer (1912–1984)†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. Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Schaeffer passed away in 1984 but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

Lane T. Dennis†(PhD, Northwestern University) is†CEO of Crossway, formerly called Good News Publishers. Before joining Good News Publishers in 1974, he served as a pastor in campus ministry at the University of Michigan (Sault Ste. Marie) and as the managing director of Verlag Grosse Freude in Switzerland. He is the author and/or editor of three books, including the Gold Medallion-award-winning book Letters of Francis A. Schaeffer, and he is the former chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Dennis has served as the chairman of the ESV (English Standard Version) Bible Translation Oversight Committee and as the executive editor of the ESV Study Bible. Lane and his wife, Ebeth, live in Wheaton, Illinois.

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