From the Jan/Feb, 2014 issue of Touchstone
family Fallen Family by C. R. Wiley

Review

Fallen Family

How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization by Mary Eberstadt

Templeton Press, 2013
(268 pages, $19.37, hardcover)

reviewed by C. R. Wiley

We can hope that Western civilization is in the early stages of awakening from a bad dream. Mary Eberstadt's new book may help with that. It is more a stirring nudge than a blaring alarm—in part because it is an accessible work of social science, not a moral treatise. Throughout, she reassures us that she is just looking for the truth—the truth being amoral and merely factual in this case. Apart fr . . .


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