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The Christian Future or the Modern Mind Outrun

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Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 28th 1981 by Argo Books (first published November 1981)
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Douglas Wilson
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A strange fellow.
Timothy Lawrence
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"Jesus came not to negate life but to give it more abundantly. Christianity is not a decadent worship of death for its own sake, but the discovery that including death within life is the secret of the fullest life."

"Man as an animal organism lives forward from birth toward death, but, as a soul who knows beforehand that he will die, he molds his life looking backward from its end."

Definitely didn't fully understand this bizarre, fascinating book, but for the most part, I loved reading it. Rosens
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Rosenstock-Huessy was a hidden genius. This book is focused on the idea of the future, and for Huessy there is no future without Christianity because Christianity creates the future. He argues that Christ was the first mature man of history, the peak of glory to which man has been growing, who burst into the middle of history and draws mankind up into His own maturity as a race, by the Spirit in the work of the Church. Lots of prophetic insight into our present moment from a book written in 1949 ...more
Troy Martin
Apr 21, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sociology, theology
Excellent and horrible in places. Social patterns of gospel. Very insightful view of - suburbans, Christian historical-typology, speech-thinking, death. Horrible view of church and his immediate future.
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Dec 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully insightful and deeply engaging. ERH saw connections that few others see, and his writing darts as quickly as his mind. To read ERH is to follow a genius at work.
Douglas Hayes
May 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful - Important - Inspiring and Powerful cultural analysis from a distinctly Christian perspective.

A must read!
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Rosenstock-Huessy defines life in a way no one else does.
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Eugen Rosenstock-Hüssy (July 6, 1888 – February 24, 1973) was a historian and social philosopher, whose work spanned the disciplines of history, theology, sociology, linguistics and beyond. Born in Berlin, Germany into a non-observant Jewish family, the son of a prosperous banker, he converted to Christianity in his late teens, and thereafter the interpretation and reinterpretation of Christianity ...more

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