By James W. Sire

Voted one in every of Christianity Today's 1998 Books of the yr! For greater than thirty years, The Universe subsequent Door has set the normal for a transparent, readable advent to worldviews. during this new 5th version James Sire deals extra student-friendly gains to his concise, simply understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, jap monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. incorporated during this improved layout are a brand new bankruptcy on Islam and informative sidebars all through. The booklet keeps to construct on Sire's sophisticated definition of worldviews from the fourth version and comprises different updates to boot, conserving this normal textual content clean and invaluable. In an international of ever-increasing range, The Universe subsequent Door deals a distinct source for realizing the diversity of worldviews that compete with Christianity for the allegiance of minds and hearts. The Universe subsequent Door has been translated into over a dozen languages and has been used as a textual content at over 100 schools and universities in classes starting from apologetics and global religions to background and English literature. Sire's Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept offers an invaluable spouse quantity for these needing a closer dialogue of the character of a worldview.

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