The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog / Edition 5 by James W. Sire | 9780830877423 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog

The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog

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Russ Bush
"The most readable presentation of alternative systems that I have ever seen."
Os Guinness
"To think intelligently today is to think worldviewishly, to come to terms with the mosaic of meaning systems which make up modern thinking. This book is a clear introduction and invaluable guide."
Nicholas Wolterstorff
"If you are looking for an introductory exposition of prominent worldviews, I know of no better book."
E. M. Blaiklock
PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION:
"A most magnificently useful book."
Dr. Alan Kerry
"Read as a whole it traces a convincing history of the evolution of worldviews (particularly in the West), as well as providing a robust defence of the enduring validity of the Christian faith . . . an excellent introduction."
Rev. Paul J. Cain
"For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism."
David McKay
"For anyone concerned to understand the culture in which we are called to work and witness, which ought to be all of us, this is still an indispensable resource."
Reference & Research Book News
"Revised and updated to include a new chapter on Islam by a contributing author, and incorporates developments about the worldview notion from Sire's Naming the Elephant."

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ISBN-13:
9780830877423
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
09/20/2009
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NOOK Book
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363,745
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398 KB

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The Universe Next Door (a worldviews textbook), Scripture Twisting, Discipleship of the Mind, Chris Chrisman Goes to College, Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All?, Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling, Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, Learning to Pray Through the Psalms, Why Good Arguments Often Fail and A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics.

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The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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If your question is ¿which God?¿ this is a great place to begin. If it weren¿t for this book, I might still be floundering around in search of the truth.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book gives anyone a basic view into the worldviews that make up the many cultures of the world. This books gives reason to uplift reasonings for a God. If insight is needed, this book is for you.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book if you are interested in worldviews. Sire starts with a Theistic worldview and traces how it adapted and changed from what it originally was. Sire writes in a fun, interesting and clear manner that anyone would enjoy. Perfect for High School students getting ready for college.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is very object.Many books are made up of subject story but this book tells us God'reality gradually and logically.I want recommed this books to man who in doubt.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you ever want to develop your current world view. READ THIS BOOK