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Bad Religion

Un libro in lingua di Ross Douthat edito da Free Pr, 2013

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The book that has sparked a vigorous national debate about the state of American religion, praised by Timothy Keller as “provocative” and “compelling,” while The New York Times says “Douthat attacks nonsense on both the cultural right and left…responsible and fair,” and the Washington Times raves “a superb documentation of America’s crisis of faith,” now in paperback.

Ross Douthat has emerged as one of the most provocative and influential voices of his generation. In Bad Religion he offers a masterful and hard-hitting account of how American Christianity has gone off the rails—and why it threatens to take American society with it. America’s problem isn’t too much religion, as a growing chorus of atheists have argued; nor is it an intolerant secularism, as many on the Christian right believe. Rather, Douthat argues, it’s bad religion: the protracted breakdown of traditional faith and the rise of a variety of pseudo-Christianities that stroke our egos, indulge our follies, and encourage our worst impulses.

Ranging from Glenn Beck to Barack Obama, Eat Pray Love to Joel Osteen, and Oprah Winfrey to The Da Vinci Code, Douthat explores how the prosperity gospel’s mantra of “pray and grow rich,” a cult of self-esteem that reduces God to a life coach, and the warring political religions of left and right have crippled the country’s ability to confront our most pressing challenges and accelerated American decline.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Bad Religion
  • Sottotitolo: How We Became a Nation of Heretics
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreRoss Douthat
  • Editore: Free Pr
  • Collana: Free Pr (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 16 Aprile '13
  • Genere: RELIGION
  • Pagine: 337
  • Dimensioni mm: 212 x 139 x 0
  • EAN-13: 9781439178331