Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization

Version: Unabridged
Author: Samuel Gregg
Narrator: John McLain
Genres: Religion & Spirituality
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Published In: June 2019
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 1 minute
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Western civilization's genius is in its synthesis of reason and faith. These foundations are under assault today from Islamists and radical secularists. Unless Western society recovers its confidence in this synthesis and its capacity to magnify human freedom and achievement, our future is limited.

This sharp commentary on the rise and current decline of Western Civilization touches on historical moments-including the building of early universities in the Middle Ages and the American Revolution-and figures-including Augustine, Acquinas, Edmund Burke, and Adam Smith-that exemplify the faith-reason synthesis at the heart of Western Civilization, as well as the modern villains that threaten to destroy it.

Author Details

Author Details

Gregg, Samuel

Samuel Gregg is the author of more than a dozen books, including For God and Profit. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, the Washington Times, Chicago Sun-Times, New York Post, and many more. He has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Channel, the Wall Street Journal Opinion Report, BBC, ABC TV, and EWTN.