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By Bob Goudzwaard,Craig G. Bartholomew

the fashionable age has produced worldwide crises that modernity itself turns out incapable of resolving―deregulated capitalism, consumerism, fiscal inequality, militarization, overworked employees, environmental destruction, inadequate wellbeing and fitness care, and lots of different difficulties. the way forward for our global is dependent upon relocating past the trendy age.

Bob Goudzwaard and Craig G. Bartholomew have spent a long time hearing their scholars and reflecting on sleek suggestion and society. In Beyond the fashionable Age they discover the complexities and demanding situations of our time. Modernity isn't something yet many, encompassing a number of worldviews that comprise either the resource of our difficulties and the aptitude assets for transcending our current state of affairs. via an archaeological research and critique of 4 glossy worldviews, Goudzwaard and Bartholomew exhibit the necessity for brand new methods of pondering and dwelling that triumph over the relentless force of growth. They locate tips 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 way in which 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 worldwide discussion. Beyond the fashionable Age invitations us to the desk and issues the way in which forward.

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