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by Michael Harrington

Category: Religious Studies
Subcategory: Religious books
Author: Michael Harrington
ISBN: 0030621526
ISBN13: 978-0030621529
Language: English
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co; 1st edition (October 1, 1983)
Pages: 308
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Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In reading Michael Harrington’s The Politics at God’s Funeral: The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization, I remembered a conversation I had once had with a beloved nephew in which he had told me that he no longer believed in God.

Harrington, Michael, 1928-. God, Religion and politics, Religion and civilization, Civilization, Modern - 1950-, Values. New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on January 23, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).

In "The Politics at God's Funeral", Harrington expressed his . The Politics at God's Funeral: The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization.

In "The Politics at God's Funeral", Harrington expressed his belief that religion was passing into oblivion, but he worried that the passing of the legitimizing religious authority made Western societies lose a moral basis to inspire virtue or define common values. He wrote 16 books and was named a distinguished professor of political science in 1988.

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Although Harrington himself is an atheist, the God he writes about here is not the ultimate reality worshipped by Jews .

Although Harrington himself is an atheist, the God he writes about here is not the ultimate reality worshipped by Jews and Christians but the ""societal God of the Judeo-Christian West. All of this, both the diagnosis of the spiritual disease afflicting Western civilization and the proposed cure for it, amounts to a series of cliches; and Harrington frankly admits this.

A Cry for God's Effects - Michael Harrington: The Politics at God's Funeral: The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983.

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Politics at God's Funeral : The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization. by Michael Harrington.

The Politics at God's Funeral : The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization. Argues that the concept of God is vanishing, causing a widespread erosion of moral and social values, and calls for a union between faith and anti-faith to create a society in which people can discover new values.

That series encapsulated the Western civilization narrative that people, at. .Edward Luce offers a response in his forthcoming book The Retreat of Western Liberalism. But liberalism has been docile in defense of itself.

That series encapsulated the Western civilization narrative that people, at least in Europe and North America, used for most of the past few centuries to explain their place in the world and in time. This narrative was confidently progressive. This Western civ narrative came with certain values - about the importance of reasoned discourse, the importance of property rights, the need for a public square that was religiously informed but not theocratically dominated. It set a standard for what great statesmanship looked like.

Argues that the concept of God is vanishing, causing a widespread erosion of moral and social values, and calls for a union between faith and anti-faith to create a society in which people can discover new values
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