Why You Think the Way You Do : The Story of Western Worldviews from Rome to Home

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  • Copyright: 2009-08-01
  • Publisher: INGRAM

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How have we come by our worldviews, and what influence did Christianity have on those that are common to Western civilization?

Author Biography

Glenn S. Sunshine (PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison) is professor of history at the Central Connecticut State University. Research Fellow at Action Institute, and a faculty member of the Centurions Program at Breakpoint, the worldview training Ministries of Prison Fellowship Ministries. He is the author of The Reformation for Armchair Theologians and Reforming French Protestantism, and a contributor to The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation and The Encyclopedia of Protestantism.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 9
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
What Is a Worldview and Why Should I Care?p. 13
The Worldview of Ancient Romep. 19
Christianity and the Transformation of the Pagan Worldp. 35
The Emergence of the Medieval Worldviewp. 55
Medieval Economics and Politicsp. 75
The Breakdown of the Medieval Modelp. 95
A New Paradigm of Knowledgep. 115
Enlightenment and Revolutionsp. 135
Modernity and Its Discontentsp. 163
The Decay of Modernityp. 183
Trajectoriesp. 203
Notesp. 217
Name Indexp. 223
Subject Indexp. 227
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