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The twilight of the American enlightenment : the 1950s and the crisis of liberal belief

Title
The twilight of the American enlightenment : the 1950s and the crisis of liberal belief / George M. Marsden.
ISBN
9781482958454
1482958457
Edition
Unabridged.
Published
[Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, [2014]
Physical Description
1 online resource (1 sound file, 6 hr., 24 min.)
Local Notes
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Summary
In the aftermath of World War II, the United States stood at a precipice. The forces of modernity unleashed by the war had led to astonishing advances in daily life, but technology and mass culture also threatened to erode the country's traditional moral character. As award-winning historian George M. Marsden explains in The Twilight of the American Enlightenment, postwar Americans looked to the country's secular, liberal elites for guidance in this precarious time, but these intellectuals proved unable to articulate a coherent common cause by which America could chart its course. Their failure lost them the faith of their constituents, paving the way for a Christian revival that offered America a firm new moral vision-one rooted in the Protestant values of the founders.
Other formats
Source record: Marsden, George M., 1939- Twilight of the American enlightenment. New York : Basic Books, [2013]
Format
Audio / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 14, 2016
Performers
Read by William Hughes.
Issue number
Z100067585 Recorded Books
Genre/Form
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks.
History.
Audiobooks.
Also listed under
Hughes, William, 1957-
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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