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The universe next door

a guide book to world views

2nd British ed., updated and expanded. --
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This edition was published in by InterVarsity Press in Leicester.

Written in English

246 pages

From the publisher: Voted one of Christianity Today's 1998 Books of the Year! For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. In this new fifth edition James Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Included in this expanded format are a new chapter on Islam and informative sidebars throughout. The book continues to build on Sire's refined definition of worldviews from the fourth edition and includes other updates as well, keeping this standard text fresh and useful. In a world of ever-increasing diversity, The Universe Next Door offers a unique resource for understanding the variety of worldviews that compete with Christianity for the allegiance of minds and hearts. The Universe Next Door has been translated into over a dozen languages and has been used as a text at over one hundred colleges and universities in courses ranging from apologetics and world religions to history and English literature. Sire's Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept provides a useful companion volume for those desiring a more in-depth discussion of the nature of a worldview.

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The universe next door: a basic worldview catalog
2009, InterVarsity Press
in English - 5th ed.
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The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog
February 15, 2006, Blackstone
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalogue
January 2005, Hovel Audio
MP3 CD in English - MP3 edition
Cover of: Universe Next Door
Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalogue
January 2005, Hovel Audio
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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The Universe Next Door
June 18, 2004, Inter-Varsity Press
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Cover of: The universe next door
The universe next door: a basic worldview catalog
2004, InterVarsity Press
in English - 4th ed.
Cover of: The universe next door
The universe next door: a basic worldview catalog
1997, InterVarsity Press
in English - 3rd ed.
Cover of: The universe next door
The universe next door: a basic world view catalog
1988, InterVarsity Press
in English - 2nd ed., updated and expanded.
Cover of: The universe next door
The universe next door: a guide book to world views
1988, InterVarsity Press
in English - 2nd British ed., updated and expanded. --
Cover of: The universe next door
The universe next door: a basic world view catalog
1976, InterVarsity Press
in English

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The universe next door

a basic worldview catalog

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From the publisher: Voted one of Christianity Today's 1998 Books of the Year! For more than thirty years, The Universe Next Door has set the standard for a clear, readable introduction to worldviews. In this new fifth edition James Sire offers additional student-friendly features to his concise, easily understood introductions to theism, deism, naturalism, Marxism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern monism, New Age philosophy and postmodernism. Included in this expanded format are a new chapter on Islam and informative sidebars throughout. The book continues to build on Sire's refined definition of worldviews from the fourth edition and includes other updates as well, keeping this standard text fresh and useful. In a world of ever-increasing diversity, The Universe Next Door offers a unique resource for understanding the variety of worldviews that compete with Christianity for the allegiance of minds and hearts. The Universe Next Door has been translated into over a dozen languages and has been used as a text at over one hundred colleges and universities in courses ranging from apologetics and world religions to history and English literature. Sire's Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept provides a useful companion volume for those desiring a more in-depth discussion of the nature of a worldview.

The universe next door

a guide book to world views

2nd British ed., updated and expanded. --

This edition was published in by InterVarsity Press in Leicester.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

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Dewey Decimal Class
110
Library of Congress
B823.3 .S56 1988

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OL16561044M
ISBN 10
0851106722
Library Thing
38207
Goodreads
310734

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