Saving Leonardo
A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, and Meaning
Nancy Pearcey

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Sivuja: 336

Kustantaja: B&H Books, 2010

ISBN-10: 1433669277

ISBN-13: 9781433669279

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Is secularism a positive force in the modern world? Or does it lead to fragmentation and disintegration? In Saving Leonardo, best-selling award-winning author Nancy Pearcey (Total Truth, coauthor How Now Shall We Live?) makes a compelling case that secularism is destructive and dehumanizing.

Pearcey depicts the revolutionary thinkers and artists, the ideas and events, leading step by step to the unleashing of secular worldviews that undermine human dignity and liberty. She crafts a fresh approach that exposes the real-world impact of ideas in philosophy, science, art, literature, and film – voices that surround us in the classroom, in the movie theater, and in our living rooms.

"Nancy Pearcey is an intellectual prophet in our day and one of Evangelicalism's foremost cultural observers. Saving Leonardo is a tour de force. In it, Pearcey provides a penetrating analysis of the nature of contemporary secularism, a helpful exposition of how we got to the present situation, and a well-crafted strategy for changing the situation. This is her best effort yet... a must read." – J. P. Moreland


Nancy Pearcey on väitellyt tohtoriksi filosofian historiasta ja työskentelee professorina Houston Baptist Universityssa. The Economist -lehden mukaan Pearcey on "johtava naispuolinen evankelikaalinen älykkö" ja hän on esiintynyt toistuvasti mediassa, puhunut Valkoisessa talossa ja yliopistoissa sekä julkaissut kirjojensa lisäksi yli sata artikkelia.

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