In Praise of Doubt

In Praise of Doubt : How to Have Convictions without Becoming a Fanatic

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"A book of great practical wisdom by authors who have profound insight into the intellectual dynamics governing contemporary life."
--Dallas Willard, author of Knowing Christ Today

In In Praise of Doubt, two world-renowned social scientists, Peter L. Berger (The Homeless Mind, Questions of Faith) and Anton C. Zijderveld (The Abstract Society, On Cliches), map out how we can survive the political, moral, and religious challenges raised by the extreme poles of relativism and fundamentalism. A book that asks and answers Big Questions, In Praise of Doubt offers invaluable guidance on how to have convictions without becoming a fanatic.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 133 x 204 x 12mm | 166g
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0061778176
  • 9780061778179
  • 370,567

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Why Religion, Politics and Culture--and even Truth--need Doubt to survive.
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Peter Berger along with co-author Anton Zijderveld has written the kind of book that, well, just from the cover I would have to buy it and read it. And then to see Peter Berger s name on it, that just clinches the deal . he is literally without peer. --Albert Mohler,"
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