Escape from Reason: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern Thought (IVP Classics) (Paperback)

Escape from Reason: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern Thought (IVP Classics) By Francis A. Schaeffer, J. P. Moreland (Foreword by) Cover Image

Escape from Reason: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern Thought (IVP Classics) (Paperback)

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Truth used to be based on reason. No more. What we feel is now the truest source of reality. Despite our obsession with the emotive and the experiential, we still face anxiety, despair, and purposelessness. How did we get here? And where do we find a remedy? In this modern classic, Francis A. Schaeffer traces trends in twentieth-century thought and unpacks how key ideas have shaped our society. Wide-ranging in his analysis, Schaeffer examines philosophy, science, art and popular culture to identify dualism, fragmentation and the decline of reason. Schaeffer's work takes on a newfound relevance today in his prescient anticipation of the contemporary postmodern ethos. His critique demonstrates Christianity's promise for a new century, one in as much need as ever of purpose and hope.


Product Details ISBN: 9780830834051
ISBN-10: 0830834052
Publisher: IVP
Publication Date: December 6th, 2006
Pages: 125
Language: English
Series: IVP Classics