Printer Friendly

Architects of the Culture of Death.

Architects of the Culture of Death

Donald de Marco & Benjamin Wiker

Ignatius Press

PO Box 1339, Fort Collins, CO 80522

1586170163 $16.95 1-800-651-1531

In Architects of the Culture of Death, collaborative authors Donald de Marco (Professor of Philosophy at St. Jerome's College) and Benjamin Wiker (Lecturer in Science and Theology at Franciscan University) provide a clear definition of the concept "Culture of Death" which has become a both a popular phrase in national political and cultural dialogue, as well as academic circles. Architects Of The Culture Of Death provides an informed and informative delineation of the mindsets of twenty-three influential thinkers ranging from Ayn Rand, Charles Darwin, and Karl Marx, to Jean-Paul Sarte, Simone de Beauvoir, and Jack Kevorkian. Highly recommended reading for students of philosophy and theology, the authors offer an understanding and restoration of the human being as a person and the rediscover of a benevolent God arising from the concept of "Personalism" as articulated by John Paul II, and appropriately serving as a hopeful antidote for the stark pessimism that has issues from the originators of the "culture of death" perspective in contemporary human affairs.
COPYRIGHT 2004 Midwest Book Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Author:Taylor, John
Publication:Reviewer's Bookwatch
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Dec 1, 2004
Words:189
Previous Article:Make It Real.
Next Article:Visions and Healing in the Acts of the Apostles.
Topics:


Related Articles
The Textbook of TQ in Healthcare.
A Critique of Dying.
A Ravel Reader: Correspondence, Articles, Interviews.
Dark Designs and Visual Culture.
Bordowitz, Hank, ed. Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright: The Bob Marley Reader.
Rest in Peace: A Cultural History of Death and the Funeral Home in Twentieth-Century America.
Famous Wisconsin Artists and Architects.
Saarinen reappraised.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters