The Modern Age

The Modern Age

by James V. Schall S.J.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587315107
Publisher: St. Augustine's Press
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Edition description: 1st (first) edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Introduction: On the "More" That Is Wanted 1

Chapter 1 Art and Philosophy 15

Chapter 2 Why Do We Exist at All? 31

Chapter 3 The Truth Philosophers Search For 44

Chapter 4 A Christian Reading of The God of Abraham 59

Chapter 5 The Brighter Side of Hell 73

Chapter 6 Judgment in Modernity 85

Chapter 7 What Is "Politics"? 101

Chapter 8 Revelation and Political Philosophy 115

Chapter 9 Actual Regimes 128

ConclusionConclusion: "The Leisure to Be Still" 144

Schall's Twenty Books on Understanding the Modern Age 152

Three Appendices 153

Appendix 1 One Hundred Years of Orthodoxy 154

Appendix 2 What Is Theology? 178

Appendix 3 The Life of the Philosopher 186

Bibliography 197

Index 204

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