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How Should We Then Live?

Author: Francis A. Schaeffer
Category: books
First Published in 1976 by: Fleming H Revell Co (Baker) - (Library of Congress)
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Overview:

An eye opening book and film that gives us Schaeffer's view of western civilization. Schaeffer, walks us through the historical time line from Rome to his present day showing the trends in thought, ideas and worldviews that have gotten us here.


History:

According to Frank Schaeffer, Francis' son, the film idea originated from him. However, we have been informed that the idea itself was suggested to Frank by Rick Pearcy, to pass on to Francis. Nevertheless, from an interview with Colin Duriez, Schaeffer indicates and confirms that Frank was at least persuasive in getting his father to move into film during this time.

However, it is evident from this same interview that Dr. Schaeffer specifically had hoped for an opportunity to make a rebuttal of Kenneth Clark's "Civilisation," and Jacob Bronowski's Ascent of Man. Apparently Billy Zeoli the president of Gospel Films in 1972 was suggesting a TV series in this regard.

One thing that should not be forgotten however is that much of the core early inspiration for a large portion of the historic content came from Schaeffer's tour of Europe after WW II. He had been sent by the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions to survey the needs and state of the church in Europe. After these travels, the Schaeffer's would become missionaries of the IBPFM.


Publisher's Description:

As one of the foremost evangelical thinkers of the twentieth century, Francis Schaeffer long pondered the fate of declining Western culture. In this brilliant book he analyzed the reasons for modern society's state of affairs and presented the only viable alternative: living by the Christian ethic, acceptance of God's revelation, and total affirmation of the Bible's morals, values, and meaning.


Studies:

Coming Soon!

Francis Schaeffer Studies has done extensive studies on the works of Francis and Edith Schaeffer. In this section you will find class materials and resources to enhance your exploration!


Quotes:

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Francis Schaeffer Studies has an extensive collection of quotes for each of Francis and Edith's various works. This section will contain valuable quotes that will help give you a sense of the book content!






Visit the L'Abri Ideas Library for free audio resources.


www.labri-ideas-library.org
Dr. Schaeffer Collection


Availability for Checkout:
Search for How Should We Then Live on WorldCat!
Search for How Should We Then Live on WorldCat!

(Results will vary depending on history.)

Availability for Purchase:
Buy How Should We Then Live on Amazon!
Buy How Should We Then Live on Amazon

Availability for Purchase:
Buy How Should We Then Live on CBD!
How Should We Then Live on CBD

Join Our Community:
Discuss How Should We Then Live on Facebook!
Discuss How Should We Then Live on our Facebook!

(Join the discussion with various scholars and students)


How Should We Then Live?

Author: Francis A. Schaeffer
Category: books
First Published in 1976 by: Fleming H Revell Co (Baker) - (Library of Congress)
| Current Publisher Book Page

   More Publishing Info:
(Note: Library of Congress information may not contain all book references, only primarly entries are listed.)

Please Note: The content displayed here is scheduled for update during our site renovation and may not be up to date with our research. Additionally, some listings may not yet have adequate information. Thank you for your patience!



Overview:

An eye opening book and film that gives us Schaeffer's view of western civilization. Schaeffer, walks us through the historical time line from Rome to his present day showing the trends in thought, ideas and worldviews that have gotten us here.


History:

According to Frank Schaeffer, Francis' son, the film idea originated from him. However, we have been informed that the idea itself was suggested to Frank by Rick Pearcy, to pass on to Francis. Nevertheless, from an interview with Colin Duriez, Schaeffer indicates and confirms that Frank was at least persuasive in getting his father to move into film during this time.

However, it is evident from this same interview that Dr. Schaeffer specifically had hoped for an opportunity to make a rebuttal of Kenneth Clark's "Civilisation," and Jacob Bronowski's Ascent of Man. Apparently Billy Zeoli the president of Gospel Films in 1972 was suggesting a TV series in this regard.

One thing that should not be forgotten however is that much of the core early inspiration for a large portion of the historic content came from Schaeffer's tour of Europe after WW II. He had been sent by the Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions to survey the needs and state of the church in Europe. After these travels, the Schaeffer's would become missionaries of the IBPFM.


Publisher's Description:

As one of the foremost evangelical thinkers of the twentieth century, Francis Schaeffer long pondered the fate of declining Western culture. In this brilliant book he analyzed the reasons for modern society's state of affairs and presented the only viable alternative: living by the Christian ethic, acceptance of God's revelation, and total affirmation of the Bible's morals, values, and meaning.


Studies:

Coming Soon!

Francis Schaeffer Studies has done extensive studies on the works of Francis and Edith Schaeffer. In this section you will find class materials and resources to enhance your exploration!


Quotes:

Coming Soon!

Francis Schaeffer Studies has an extensive collection of quotes for each of Francis and Edith's various works. This section will contain valuable quotes that will help give you a sense of the book content!





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