How Now Shall We Live?

by Charles Colson

Hardcover, 1998

Status

Available

Call number

261

Publication

(1998)

Description

2000 Gold Medallion Award winner! Christianity is more than a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is also a worldview that not only answers life's basic questions-Where did we come from, and who are we? What has gone wrong with the world? What can we do to fix it?-but also shows us how we should live as a result of those answers. How Now Shall We Live? gives Christians the understanding, the confidence, and the tools to confront the world's bankrupt worldviews and to restore and redeem every aspect of contemporary culture: family, education, ethics, work, law, politics, science, art, music. This book will change every Christian who reads it. It will change the church in the new millennium.

User reviews

LibraryThing member temsmail
Coming before 9//1, some of the issues addressed are dated, but many of the issues in the book have only become hotter, if that is possible.
LibraryThing member bsanner
Addressing contemporary cultural and philosophical issues, Colson and Pearcey attempt to demonstrate the completeness – as a “total life system” – of the Christian worldview. Using the three-fold paradigm of “creation-fall-redemption,” the authors analyze competing worldviews
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(especially naturalism and postmodernism) and illustrate their effects on morality and culture. As Christians, we have a “cultural mandate” to influence and even redeem the culture in which we live. A very useful and timely book, but reflects a culturally biased agenda - B+
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LibraryThing member seoulful
One of the early defining books on the subject of worldview. Using as a structure Creation, The Fall, Redemption and Restoration we are led through discussions on Darwinism, Sin, Utopianism, Apologetics, The Culture of Death, Multiculturalism, Naturalism and many other issues in the search for
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answers in a world of opposing worldviews. Each section is introduced by a story that illustrates and presents the practical application of what will be discussed. Nancy Pearcey, who was influenced by her time spent with the Philosopher-Theologian, Francis Sheaffer, provides the philosophical--intellectual underpinnings of the book while Colson provides knowledge of culture, theology, intellectual depth and a wealth of experience. Well written, interesting book that is easy to follow yet challenging in its thought.
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LibraryThing member Adewoye
This is a great book. It helped me get started in exploring how my Christian conviction applied to much more than just "religion".

Original publication date

1999
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