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By James W. Sire

Voted one among Christianity Today's 1998 Books of the yr! For greater than thirty years, The Universe subsequent Door has set the traditional for a transparent, readable advent to worldviews. during this new 5th variation James Sire bargains extra student-friendly positive aspects to his concise, simply understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, jap monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. incorporated during this extended layout are a brand new bankruptcy on Islam and informative sidebars all through. The booklet keeps to construct on Sire's subtle definition of worldviews from the fourth variation and contains different updates to boot, retaining this common textual content clean and precious. In an international of ever-increasing range, The Universe subsequent Door bargains a distinct source for figuring out 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 international religions to background and English literature. Sire's Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept offers an invaluable better half quantity for these needing a closer dialogue of the character of a worldview.

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