In this new fifth edition, Sire offers student-friendly introductions to a variety of concepts: theism; deism; naturalism; Marxism; nihilism; existentialism; Eastern monism; New Age philosophy; and postmodernism.
James W. Sire (Ph.D., University of Missouri), formerly a senior editor at Inter Varsity Press, is an active speaker and writer. He has taught English, philosophy, theology and short courses at many universities and seminaries. His other books include Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, Discipleship of the Mind, Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All?, Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling, Why Good Arguments Often Fail and A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics.
Preface to the fifth edition
A World of Difference: Introduction
A Universe Charged with the Grandeur of God: Christian Theism
The Clockwork Universe: Deism
The Silence of Finite Space: Naturalism
Zero Point: Nihilism
Beyond Nihilism: Existentialism
Journey to the East: Eastern Pantheistic Monism
A Separate Universe: The New Age-Spirituality Without Religion
The Vanished Horizon: Postmodernism
A View from the Middle East: Islamic Theism
The examined life: Conclusion
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