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Habits of the Heart

February 4, 2011

Tim Keller examines why secular families have lost interest in creating families.  In doing so, he points out an observation from Robert Bellah’s Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life:

As the studies since Robert Bellah’s Habits of the Heart have shown, secularism teaches that every individual determines his or her own purpose in life—the autonomous self is sovereign. In this world-view, family life looks like the loss of personal meaning and happiness.

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From → Culture, Theology

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