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How (Not) To Be Secular

How (Not) To Be Secular

Reading Charles Taylor

by James K.A. Smith

"This is a brilliant, beautifully written book on the dilemma of faith in a modern secular age. How (Not) to Be Secular is a gem."

—T. M. Luhrmann, Stanford University

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

How (Not) to Be Secular is both a reading guide to Charles Taylor's monumental work A Secular Age and philosophical guidance on how we might learn to live in our times.

How (Not) To Be Secular: Read an Excerpt

How (Not) To Be Secular: Read an Excerpt

What does it look like to bear witness in a secular age? What does it look like to be faithful? To what extent have Christians unwittingly absorbed the tendencies of this world?

Praise for How (Not) To Be Secular

Praise for How (Not) To Be Secular

"Smith invites the reader on a journey through the experience of the spirit in different centuries, and how our conceptions of mind and person shape belief in ways far more intimate than we usually imagine." Read what T. M. Luhrmann, Tim Keller and Hans Boersma are saying about the new book.

An Interview with James K.A. Smith

An Interview with James K.A. Smith

"The world is not carved up into 'believers' and 'secular' rational knowers. It's a complicated array of different sorts of believers. And that's why Taylor calls ours a 'secular' age..."

A Conversation with James K.A. Smith

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