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How should we then live? : the rise and decline of western thought and culture

Author: Francis A Schaeffer
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Crossway Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis A Schaeffer
ISBN: 1581345364 9781581345360
OCLC Number: 786213309
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancient Rome --
The Middle Ages --
The Renaissance --
The Reformation --
The Reformation- continued --
The Enlightenment --
The rise of modern science --
The breakdown in philosophy and science --
Modern philosophy and modern theology --
Modern art, music, literature, and films --
Our society --
Manipulation and the new elite --
The alternatives.
Responsibility: Francis A. Schaeffer.

Abstract:

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.

How Should We Then Live? has become the benchmark for Christian worldview thinking today. This edition commemorates the 50th anniversary of L'Abri Fellowship, founded by Francis and Edith Schaeffer. Book jacket.

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