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Angels in the Architecture by Douglas Wilson
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Apr 06, 2012

it was amazing
bookshelves: christianity

While not agreeing with every single point, on the whole I LOVED this book. The authors paint a clear picture of what they call "medieval Protestantism" - a rich cultural emphasis on truth, beauty, and goodness, lived out in joyful Christian community; which contrasts starkly with both secular and "Christianized" versions of our ugly, fragmented modern/postmodern culture. (One of my favorite quotes from the book: "A postmodernist is simply a modernist who has admitted his cultural illiteracy.") I found myself wanting to underline about every other sentence, and I am looking forward to giving it a second read soon. This is not a long book, but there is an awful lot of food for thought here.
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