The Geography of Nowhere: Finding One's Self in the Postmodern World

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1994 - Religion - 168 pages
The dilemma of post-modern life is thought about with insights from literature, philosophy, anthropology and physics. Helpful, spiritual guidance to navigate a complex world.
 

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Contents

The Geography of Nowhere
1
The Modern World
6
Civilization and Its Discontents
10
The Postmodern Dilemma
17
The Topography of the City of God
23
The Modern City of Man
29
What the Center Does
33
The Geography of Somewhere
38
The Songlines
82
Finding Ones Self in the Postmodern World
100
Church Going
102
Finding Ones Self
107
The Neurophysiology of the Sacred
111
Just make noise
121
Terra Incognita
125
The Paradox of the Postmodern World
132

The Journey to Nowhere
51
The Blank Slate
56
Doubting Everything
58
Science vs Religion
59
Gnosis vs Mythos
65
The Way to Somewhere
70
A New Beginning
133
Glossary
146
Suggestions for Further Discussion or Reflection
157
Index
166
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