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By Bob Goudzwaard,Craig G. Bartholomew

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

Bob Goudzwaard and Craig G. Bartholomew have spent a long time hearing their scholars and reflecting on smooth concept and society. In Beyond the trendy Age they discover the complexities and demanding situations of our time. Modernity isn't something yet many, encompassing a number of worldviews that include either the resource of our difficulties and the aptitude assets for transcending our current scenario. via an archaeological research and critique of 4 sleek worldviews, Goudzwaard and Bartholomew display the necessity for brand new methods of considering and residing 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 aspect the best way in the direction of an answer to the crises that confront the realm 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 trendy age. the issues we are facing this day require a good, interdisciplinary, and worldwide discussion. Beyond the fashionable Age invitations us to the desk and issues the best way forward.

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