Faith for living / [by] Lewis Mumford.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Co., [1940]
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. The betrayal of man: No flight from the wrath to come
  • The illusion of security
  • Inner decay comes first
  • The unearned increment of religion
  • The threefold cult of power
  • Manufacturing soldiers and robots
  • The primitive and the personal
  • pt. 2. Corruption of the opposite: New wars of religion
  • The disintegration of liberalism
  • Outer assault: inner betrayal
  • Humanitarianism and power
  • The immaturity of the mature
  • pt. 3. The undermining of personality: The evilness of evil
  • Failure to face ultimate issues
  • Force, grace, and reason
  • Coercion and compromise
  • The dread of the emotions
  • The curse of optimism
  • The betrayal of liberalism
  • pt. 4. Crumbled traditions: Sources of tradition
  • Love among the ruins
  • Reversal of human values
  • The de-moralization of economics
  • Capitalism connives a suicide
  • Temptations of the churches
  • Counsel in a time of troubles
  • The national being
  • The challenge of non-Euclidean politics
  • pt. 5. The recovery of purpose: Prospects for survival
  • Framework of faith
  • Creating and sharing values
  • Life is better than Utopia
  • pt. 6. Personal development: social renewal: The needs of the living
  • Re-birth of the family
  • Culture of the family
  • Roots in the region
  • Growth of the person
  • Discipline of work
  • Social tempering of self
  • Behold the man!
  • pt. 7. Sacrifice and salvage: All hands save ship!
  • The economics of sacrifice
  • The politics of sacrifice
  • Last Testament.