How (Not) to be Secular Paperback

Reading Charles Taylor

by James K. A. Smith;

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How (Not) to be Secular

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What does it mean to say we live in a "secular" world?

Charles Taylor's landmark book A Secular Age (2007) provides a monumental history and analysis of what it means for us to live in our post- Christian present - a pluralist world of competing beliefs and growing unbelief.

This book by Jamie Smith is a compact field guide to Taylor's genealogy of the secular, making that 900-page work accessible to a wide array of readers.

Smith's How (Not) to Be Secular is also, however, a philosophical guidebook for practitioners - a kind of how-to manual that ultimately offers guidance on how to live in a secular age. It's an adventure in self-understanding and a way to get our bearings in postmodernity.

Whether one is proclaiming faith to the secularized or is puzzled that there continue to be people of faith in this day and age, this book is a philosophical story meant to help us locate where we are and what's at stake.

How (Not) to be Secular by James K. A. Smith was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in May 2014 and is our 44874th best seller. The ISBN for How (Not) to be Secular is 9780802867612.

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Details for How (Not) to be Secular

Page last updated 2nd September 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (May 2014)
Number of Pages152
Thickness15 mm
Height152 mm
Width240 mm
Product Code4261427
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