"Time for Truth: Living Free in a World of Lies, Hype, and Spin" by Os Guinness

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007

Today, the notion of truth has almost completely disappeared from American culture. In Time for Truth, Os Guinness profiles this phenomenon that he calls "America's 'Nietzschean Moment.'" Following in the German philosopher's wake, the radical onslaught of postmodernity with its "assault on truth" amounts to "a profound crisis of cultural authority in the West-a crisis in beliefs, traditions, and ideals that have been decisive for Western civilization to this point." Guinness gives sober warning that the fashionable skepticism of today is sounding "the death knell of Western civilization.&...

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