The American Hour by Os Guinness
A Time of Reckoning and the Once and Future Role of Faith

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Os Guinness (D.Phil., Oxford) is the author or editor of more than twenty-five books, including The American Hour, Time for Truth and The Case for Civility. A frequent speaker and prominent social critic, he was the founder of the Trinity Forum and has been a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and a guest scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies. He lives near Washington, D.C.
Published May 30, 1993 by Free Press. 468 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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``At a certain point,'' Guinness says, ``the dissolution of faith's authority and disappearance of any positive force for truth and goodness turns into a high-density, negative, and devouring force for evil--in short, nihilism.'' The author outlines the breakdown during the 60's of the previous d...

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Former executive director of the Williamsburg Charter Foundation, a project that celebrates the right to religious liberty embodied in the U.S. Constitution, Guinness ( The Gravedigger File ) tries to cover a wide range of material as he examines ``transformations and corruptions in America's .

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