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"This is a modern-day classic, one of Schaeffer's books that awakened me to how biblical truth affects all of life."
—Charles Colson, founder, Prison Fellowship and the Colson Center for Christian Worldview
"There are books that quickly go out of print and there are books for the ages. How Should We Then Live? is one for the ages. Any serious thinker must read it again and again."
—Cal Thomas, Syndicated Columnist, Host, After Hours, Fox News Channel
"How Should We Then Live? was produced by a genius who cared about the battle of ideas. It's also the book I still recommend to students for a quick overview of 'the rise and decline of western thought and culture.' Schaeffer brilliantly takes readers from ancient times through the Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment, then discusses the breakdown in philosophy and science and moves on to art, music, literature, film, and much else besides."
—Marvin Olasky, Editor in Chief, World News Group
"Go to any evangelical Christian gathering . . . and ask twenty people the simple question: 'What single person has most affected your thinking and your worldview?' If Francis Schaeffer doesn't lead the list of answers, and probably by a significant margin, I'd ask for a recount."
—Joel Belz, Founder, World Magazine
Schaeffer's book is an examination of Western Culture from the Christian perspective.
We should live as one who has been blessed by having the knowledge of a greater Divine power to guide us in right and wrong and live our lives as this book instructs.
Schaeffer contends there is a flow or pattern to history and in this book he sets out to explain the flow of Western culture.
Irrational magical thinking. This seems to be written by a man who had a great, personal epiphany; a life-changing spiritual awakening, who has unfortunately decided to try and... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Marc Thomson
Even a secularist will appreciate this book for its overview of the great philosophers and philosophies since Rome. And it's a MUST for a Christian.Published 21 days ago by Will duRANT IV
I sent this to a friend of mine who is prison. He told me it was a fascinating read.Published 28 days ago by Hugh Smith
The best and most important book on worldviews written in 50 years, exceeded only by David Noebel's more recent textbook Understanding the Times. Read morePublished 2 months ago by G. M. Horning
"To make no decision in regard to the growth of authoritarian government is already a decision for it (p. 257). Read morePublished 3 months ago by FantasyGirl