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Twilight of a Great Civilization is a penetrating critique, by a distinguished Christian leader, of the moral and intellectual disintegration sweeping our culture.
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published June 1st 1988 by Crossway Books
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Brian
"If evangelicals believe that the enduring corrective of modernity's badly-skewed ethical and epistemic compass is the self-disclosed God and His moral agenda, they had better say so and live so in this crucial turning time in America. Otherwise they may soon find themselves aliens in a once promised land." pg 181

Written in 1988 by the founding Editor of Christianity Today this book served as a warning for Christians that the barbarians were at the gates seeking to reverse the inherited intellec
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William Dicks
Even though this book was published back in 1988, it is still a valuable resource to see the decline of a civilization. What Henry saw as something coming, we can now evaluate as having come. While Henry saw the initial stages of a failing civilization, we can now see the end results. This failing civilization, according to Henry, is a result of denying God His rightful place in society.
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Carl Ferdinand Howard Henry was an American evangelical Christian theologian who served as the first editor-in-chief of the magazine Christianity Today, established to serve as a scholarly voice for evangelical Christianity and a challenge to the liberal Christian Century.

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