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Postmodernism 101

a first course for the curious Christian

by Heath White

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Published by Brazos Press in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementHeath White.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.P74 W55 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3416170M
    ISBN 10158743153X
    LC Control Number2005032404

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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Brazos Press (July 1, ) Language: English ISBN X ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 23 customer 4/5(20). Postmodernism is a well-written discussion of postmodernism as compared to premodernism and modernism.

Heath approaches the subject from the viewpoint of a Christian and an intellectual, but without pretentious vocabulary. His writing style reminds me of C.S. Lewis': conversational and straightforward, easy to read, easy to follow.4/5(23).

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Postmodernism is exactly what it saysa brief overview of postmodern philosophy and how it affects Christian doctrine. My favorite thing about this book is that White keeps postmodernism in a constant dialogue with both modernism and premodernism, giving people an excellent chance to see where they are on the continuum/5.

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In "Postmodernism A First. Postmodernism By Heath White. Brazos Press: Grand Rapids, MI pp. Paper, np. Considering my own feelings on postmodernism and the effects I’ve seen of it, I actually enjoyed reading this book.

The author makes it clear that he is writing in a very broad sense and he does not go into great detail in any area. Postmodernism has become the buzzword of contemporary society over the last decade. But how can it be defined. In this highly readable introduction the mysteries of this most elusive of concepts are unraveled, casting a critical light upon the way we live now, from the politicizing of museum culture to the cult of the politically by: POSTMODERNISM Postmodernism is much easier to understand if you develop first an understanding of modernism.

So let’s begin there. The age of the ‘modern’ describes the period of changes to Western society that occurred during the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries.

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It’s well named: it is indeed a level book; very clearly written, with virtually no technical language and hardly any five-syllable words (unless you draw “ism” out to two syllables!). Yet it’s thoughtfully. Heath White is the author of Postmodernism ( avg rating, ratings, 14 reviews, published ), Fate and Free Will ( avg rating, 0 ratings, /5.

Finally, here's a book about postmodernism that you don't need a philosophy degree to understand. In Postmodernism A First Course for the Curious Christian, Heath White offers a brief and accessible introduction to the ideas of postmodernism and its relationship to Christianity.

White paints the historical and philosophical background underlying postmodernism in understandable, but not 4/5(16). Postmodernism A First Course for the Curious Christian.

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The aim of this book is to tell a fuller story of postmodernism as applied to philosophy and a few other related disciplines. The book considers postmodernism from different angles. Apart from examining the nexus between postmodernism and different branches of philosophy. The ideas of leading postmodern thinkers we critically discussed.

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Heath approaches the subject from the viewpoint of a Christian and an intellectual, but without pretentious vocabulary. His writing style reminds me of C.S.

Lewis': conversational and straightforward, easy to read, easy to follow.4/5.Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.

Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism, irony, or rejection.