Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization

Product Number: EB00729168
Released: May 28, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781621579069
Publisher: Gateway Editions
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Description

Western civilization's genius is in its synthesis of reason and faith. These foundations are under assault today from Islamists and radical secularists. Unless Western societyrecovers its confidence in this synthesis and its capacity to magnify human freedom and achievement, our future is limited. This sharp commentary on the rise and current decline of Western Civilization touches on historical moments-including the building of early universities in the Middle Ages and the American Revolution-and figures-including Augustine, Acquinas, Edmund Burke, and Adam Smith-that exemplify the faith-reason synthesis at the heart of Western Civilization, as well as the modern villains that threaten to destroy it.

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Author(s): Samuel Gregg
Original Publish Date: May 28, 2019

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