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The plain sense of things: the fate of religion in an age of normal nihilism

Publisher: University Park, Pa Pennsylvania State University Press 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study investigates the loss of religion's traditional power in a culture characterized by a "normal nihilism" - a situation in which one's commitment to a set of values is all one has and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0271016787 9780271016788 0271016779 9780271016771
OCLC Number: 902282750
Description: 247 p.
Responsibility: James C. Edwards.

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"The Plain Sense of Things is a wonderfully learned book that has much to teach us about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Thoreau, and Stevens. But it is more than that because it includes passages Read more...

 
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