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Last call for liberty : how America's genius for freedom has become its greatest threat

Author: Os Guinness
Publisher: Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2018.
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The American republic is suffering its gravest crisis since the Civil War. Will conflicts, hostility, and incivility tear the country apart? Os Guinness argues that we face a fundamental crisis of freedom as once again America has become a house divided. This grand treatment of history, civics, and ethics in the Jewish and Christian traditions represents Guinness's definitive exploration of the prospects for human  Read more...
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Guinness, Os.
Last call for liberty
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018022664
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Os Guinness
ISBN: 9780830873371 0830873376
OCLC Number: 1043955974
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication Page; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: A New, New Birth of Freedom?; QUESTION ONE: Do You Know Where Your Freedom Came From?; QUESTION TWO: Are There Enough Americans Who Care About Freedom?; QUESTION THREE: What Do You Mean by Freedom?; QUESTION FOUR: Have You Faced Up to the Central Paradox of Freedom?; QUESTION FIVE: How Do You Plan to Sustain Freedom?; QUESTION SIX: How Will You Make the World Safe for Diversity?; QUESTION SEVEN: How Do You Justify Your Vision of a Free and Open Society?; QUESTION EIGHT: Where Do You Ground Your Faith in Human Freedom? QUESTION NINE: Are You Vigilant About the Institutions Crucial to Freedom?QUESTION TEN: Are You Vigilant About the Ideas Crucial to Freedom?; CONCLUSION: America's Choice: Covenant, Chaos, or Control?; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTES; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX; ALSO BY OS GUINNESS; PRAISE FOR LAST CALL FOR LIBERTY; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; MORE TITLES FROM INTERVARSITY PRESS
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The American republic is suffering its gravest crisis since the Civil War. Will conflicts, hostility, and incivility tear the country apart? Os Guinness argues that we face a fundamental crisis of freedom as once again America has become a house divided. This grand treatment of history, civics, and ethics in the Jewish and Christian traditions represents Guinness's definitive exploration of the prospects for human freedom today.

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