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Faith for Living By Lewis Mumford,

  • Title: Faith for Living
  • Author: Lewis Mumford
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 216
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  • Published in 1940, with Europe already enmeshed in war and the world on the brink of joining in, Faith for Living is an exhortation to find a philosophy of life worth living, and dying, for Mumford looks warily at the barbarians growing in power across the Atlantic, and argues that unless the peoples of free democratic societies wake up from their comfortable bourgeoisPublished in 1940, with Europe already enmeshed in war and the world on the brink of joining in, Faith for Living is an exhortation to find a philosophy of life worth living, and dying, for Mumford looks warily at the barbarians growing in power across the Atlantic, and argues that unless the peoples of free democratic societies wake up from their comfortable bourgeoisie routine and revive a faith for living an intrinsic counterargument to the enticements of fascism the values of classical liberalism will be conquered and vanquished Some of Mumford s proposals on how to rejuvenate this faith feel outdated, some of the sections are merely skimmable, and I ultimately didn t agree with all he had to say But there were enough truly incisive, even prophetic, insights that I really enjoyed this book Part of its appeal is simply due to my love of history it was fascinating to read a perspective birthed at the cusp of America s entry into WWII But its real fascination for me has to do with my strong belief in the theory of the generational cycle Mumford s book was published around the time in the last cycle that parallels where we are in the current cycle It was thus interesting to find parts that cast light on certain aspects of culture and current events in the modern day.
    Faith for Living Published in with Europe already enmeshed in war and the world on the brink of joining in Faith for Living is an exhortation to find a philosophy of life worth living and dying for Mumford lo

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