Beyond the Modern Age: An Archaeology of Contemporary by Bob Goudzwaard,Craig G. Bartholomew

By Bob Goudzwaard,Craig G. Bartholomew

the trendy age has produced international crises that modernity itself turns out incapable of resolving―deregulated capitalism, consumerism, fiscal inequality, militarization, overworked workers, environmental destruction, inadequate overall healthiness care, and plenty of different difficulties. the way forward for our international relies on relocating past the trendy age.

Bob Goudzwaard and Craig G. Bartholomew have spent many years hearing their scholars and reflecting on smooth inspiration and society. In Beyond the trendy Age they discover the complexities and demanding situations of our time. Modernity isn't really something yet many, encompassing a number of worldviews that include either the resource of our difficulties and the capability assets for transcending our current state of affairs. via an archaeological research and critique of 4 sleek worldviews, Goudzwaard and Bartholomew reveal the necessity for brand new methods of pondering and dwelling that conquer the relentless force of development. They locate counsel within the paintings of René Girard on hope, Abraham Kuyper on pluralism and poverty, and Philip Rieff on tradition and faith. those and different thinkers element the best way in the direction of an answer to the crises that confront the realm today.

Beyond the trendy Age is a piece of grand imaginative and prescient and profound perception. Goudzwaard and Bartholomew don't accept simplistic research and straightforward solutions yet press for nuanced engagement with the ideologies and worldviews that form the fashionable age. the issues we are facing this day require a decent, interdisciplinary, and international discussion. Beyond the fashionable Age invitations us to the desk and issues the best way forward.

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