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Why religion matters : the fate of the human spirit in an age of disbelief

Author: Huston Smith
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, ©2001.
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The author shares his insights into the future role of religion in human affairs as he explores the challenges confronting the human spirit in the modern world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Huston Smith
ISBN: 0060670991 9780060670993 0060671025 9780060671020
OCLC Number: 44573305
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Modernity's tunnel. Who's right about reality : traditionalists, modernists, or the postmoderns? ; The great outdoors and the tunnel within it ; The tunnel as such ; The tunnel's floor : Scientism ; The tunnel's left wall : higher education ; The tunnel's roof : the media ; The tunnel's right wall : the law --
pt. 2. The light at the tunnel's end. Light ; Is light increasing : two scenarios ; Discerning the signs of the times ; Three sciences and the road ahead; Terms for the détente ; This ambiguous world ; The big picture ; Spiritual personality types ; Spirit.
Responsibility: Huston Smith.
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