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By: Wilson, A. N.
Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1999
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 16553
Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.80 X 6.40 X 1.40 inches; 402 pages; A magisterial, colorful narrative illuminating the central tragedy of the nineteenth century: that God (or man's faith in him) died, but the need to worship remained as a torment to those who thought they had buried Him. By the end of the nineteenth century, almost all the great writers, artists, and intellectuals had abandoned Christianity, and many abandoned belief in God altogether. This was partly the result of scientific discovery, particularly the work of Charles Darwin in Th... View more info