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By Bob Goudzwaard,Craig G. Bartholomew

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

Bob Goudzwaard and Craig G. Bartholomew have spent many years hearing their scholars and reflecting on smooth proposal and society. In Beyond the fashionable 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 exhibit the necessity for brand new methods of considering and dwelling that triumph over the relentless force of development. They locate assistance within the paintings of René Girard on wish, Abraham Kuyper on pluralism and poverty, and Philip Rieff on tradition and faith. those and different thinkers element the way in which in the direction of an answer to the crises that confront the area today.

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

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