Plain Sense of Things - Ppr.: The Fate of Religion in an Age of Normal Nihilism

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What could it mean to be religious in a world where religion no longer retains its former authority? Posing this question for his fellow Western intellectuals who inhabit just such a world, James C. Edwards investigates the loss of religion's traditional power in a culture characterized by what he calls "normal nihilism"-a situation in which one's commitment to a particular set of values is all one really has, and in which traditional religion is only a means of interpretation used to preserve what one most cares about. ...

Plain Sense of Things - Ppr.: The Fate of Religion in an Age of Normal Nihilism
1997, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271016788

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