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Published: 27 September 2018

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780190864651

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The Year of Our Lord 1943

Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis

Alan Jacobs

  • Makes previously unseen connections between the ideas of five major Christian intellectuals in WWII — T. S. Eliot, C. S. Lewis, W. H. Auden, Simone Weil, and Jacques Maritain
  • Argues that the Allies' success led these intellectuals to worry for the future of Western democracies
  • Suggests how to understand their fears of technocracy in regard to the modern world

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