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Some of the ideas seem to fit in very well with the ideas of philosophy he has discussed within the text.
Without the lofty language of most philosophical study books this book could easily be given to anyone with an interest in postmodernity and be read quickly.
When Jamie Smith is on, he is ON...when he's off, keep moving because he hits his stride again and will blow your mind (and hopefully some idols, as well).
Sometimes I put unreasonable expectations on books. I wanted an entire book on prominent post-modern thinkers. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Adam Oliver
Smith makes some good points but is clearly torn in his inner-tension between his futile attempts to walk a high wire of postmodernism and still seek wide-acceptance in the still... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dr. David Crews
James K.A. Smith in his book, Who's Afraid of Postmodernism? says that those who criticize postmodernism do so based upon misinterpretation of "bumper sticker" slogans, and not... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Garrett Craig
Smith's work methodically builds the case that many evangelicals are responding to a poorly truncated understanding of post-modernism. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Michael Langer
Postmodernity is heavily defined by French philosophy, especially Jacque Derrida, Jan-François Lyotard, and Michel Foucault. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Caleb Wolanek
James K.A. Smith is a writer on the horizon. Keep his name in your mind. He's younger, but holds extreme potential in his words that, though now powerful in his recent... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marcus Privitt
Highly recommended read. When Jamie Smith is on, he is ON...when he's off, keep moving because he hits his stride again and will blow your mind (and hopefully some idols, as well). Read morePublished 13 months ago by the frenchman
There are other books out there on postmodernism so you may want to look for them. This was dull. but okay.Published 14 months ago by joy
I found this book as a result of reading Phyllis Tickle's book The Emergent Church, because I was taking back about the future of Christianity. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Alex Ramsey