Written by Francis A. Schaeffer

Narrated by Claton Butcher

2 hours, 43 minutes

Released 6/25/2020

Christian Life

InterVarsity Press

Unabridged

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SUMMARY

Truth used to be based on reason. No more. What we feel is now the truest source of reality. Despite our obsession with the emotive and the experiential, we still face anxiety, despair, and purposelessness. How did we get here? And where do we find a remedy?

In this modern classic, Francis A. Schaeffer traces trends in 20th-century thought and unpacks how key ideas have shaped our society. Wide-ranging in his analysis, Schaeffer examines philosophy, science, art and popular culture to identify dualism, fragmentation and the decline of reason. Schaeffer's work takes on a newfound relevance today in his prescient anticipation of the contemporary postmodern ethos. His critique demonstrates Christianity's promise for a new century, one in as much need as ever of purpose and hope.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Francis A. Schaeffer founded the L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland and was the author of many books, including The God Who Is There. Until his death in 1984, he was a noted speaker with a worldwide ministry. His ministry continues through his books, with over two million copies in print.

ABOUT THE NARRATOR

Claton Butcher has narrated dozens of audiobooks, and also has over 15 years of experience as a worship leader and/or music pastor in local churches in Washington, Arizona, and South Dakota. Claton and his biggest fans:  his wife and young daughter - live in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, where he now operates the Christian audiobook publishing company Two Words Publishing.

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