The Sensate Culture: Western Civilization Between Chaos And Transformation is a probing work grappling with the reasons so many moderns worship the sensuous, the material, the merely colossal -- but still feel empty and shallow. Building on the work of the late Pitirim Sorokin, Harold Brown finds the roots of cultural disintegration in the abandonment of the spiritual dimension. The author shows how most societies have descended from spiritual values to a period like our own, when materialism and sensuality rule. The result will be not just apostasy, but revolution, and the collapse of civilization. However, this need not be inevitable. The profound connections The Sensate Culture makes between Christianity and culture are accessible to every thoughtful person who takes seriously the crises faced by a world spinning out of control. -- Midwest Book Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The late Dr. Harold O. J. Brown was one of the greatest evangelical thinkers of the late 20th century. In this profound work Dr. Read morePublished on February 29, 2008 by D. G. Monreal