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A world without heroes : the modern tragedy

Author: George Charles Roche; Robert Morris; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elegant essay in the tradition of Chesterton, Lewis, Merton, and Muggeridge, George Roche's A World without Heroes rebukes secular humanism as the most dehumanizing force of our modern age. This ringing defense of Christianity-humorous, insightful, and uncompromising-takes careful aim at those ideas which have shriveled the will and faith of the West: Marxism, Dadaism, aesthetism, Empiricism. We live, says Roche,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Charles Roche; Robert Morris; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 0786151714 9780786151714
OCLC Number: 71203656
Notes: Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Aug. 29, 2006).
Previously released on cassette, 1989.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Narrated by Robert Morris.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr.))
Responsibility: George Roche.

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An elegant essay in the tradition of Chesterton, Lewis, Merton, and Muggeridge, George Roche's A World without Heroes rebukes secular humanism as the most dehumanizing force of our modern age. This ringing defense of Christianity-humorous, insightful, and uncompromising-takes careful aim at those ideas which have shriveled the will and faith of the West: Marxism, Dadaism, aesthetism, Empiricism. We live, says Roche, in a world without heroes, a world which rarely challenges evolution as the "origin" of all life, an era enervated by materialism, in which to be Christian means to be stereotyped as narrow-minded, unenlightened and, worst of all, "unscientific." Roche denies this anti-heroic vision of humanity in a penetrating study which encompasses four centuries of cultural, intellectual, scientific, and Christian thought.

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