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Seeing Through Cynicism: A Reconsideration of the Power of Suspicion, Keyes, Dick
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Author Name:    Keyes, Dick

Title:   Seeing Through Cynicism: A Reconsideration of the Power of Suspicion

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    IVP Books 

ISBN Number:   0830833889 / 9780830833887

Seller ID:   ING9780830833887

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We live in a cynical age. Cynicism is in the air we breathe; it is a cultural norm; it is the default setting and lens through which many of us view the world. Why is cynicism so pervasive? What does it promise? How does it work? And what does it deliver? In this thorough, interdisciplinary exploration of cynicism, Dick Keyes probes the intellectual and cultural underpinnings of cynicism in its modern and postmodern manifestations. In analyzing our cynicism toward individuals, institutions and God, he gives cynicism the scrutiny it deserves, arguing for its merits as a tool for discernment while pointing out its limitations. Keyes subjects cynicism to its own critique and ultimately looks beyond cynicism to alternatives that wrestle honestly with suspicion, trust and hope. Wide-ranging and vast in scope, Seeing Through Cynicism offers meaty, substantive perspectives for faithful living in a cynical world.



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