The Resource The mark of the sacred, Jean-Pierre Dupuy ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise

The mark of the sacred, Jean-Pierre Dupuy ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise

Label
The mark of the sacred
Title
The mark of the sacred
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Pierre Dupuy ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Jean-Pierre Dupuy, prophet of what he calls ""enlightened doomsaying, "" has long warned that modern society is on a path to self-destruction. In this book, he pleads for a subversion of this crisis from within, arguing that it is our lopsided view of religion and reason that has set us on this course. In denial of our sacred origins and hubristically convinced of the powers of human reason, we cease to know our own limits: our disenchanted world leaves us defenseless against a headlong rush into the abyss of global warming, nuclear holocaust, and the other catastrophes that loom on our ho
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
201/.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL60
LC item number
.D8613 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cultural memory in the present
Label
The mark of the sacred, Jean-Pierre Dupuy ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise
Publication
Note
"Originally published in French under the title La marque du sacré."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : the form of the sacred -- Imagining the end : a personal journey -- Science : a theology in spite of itself -- Religion : natural vs. supernatural -- Rationality and ritual : the Babylon lottery -- Justice and resentment : corruption of the best -- The nuclear menace : a new sacrament for humanity -- Epilogue : variations on vertigo
Control code
ocn860879399
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804788458
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30769474
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)860879399
  • pebcs0804788456

Library Locations

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