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January 1973 · Vol. 2 No. 1 · p. 31 

Book Review

Christianity and the Modern Mind

Robert Smith. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1972. 312 pages.

Reviewed by Vern Ratzlaff

Three sections (treating the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences) cover twenty-three academic disciplines from English literature through sociology to physics. Each section begins with an introductory essay dealing in broad outline with the relation of that area to Christian thought; brief presentations (ca. ten pages apiece) then centre on the specific academic discipline, where the basic presuppositions and methodology of that discipline are identified, and are designed to give the undergraduate a general introduction to the varying disciplines. The lone Mennonite contributor is Jacob A. Loewen, who writes the presentation on anthropology.

Vern Ratzlaff
Mennonite Brethren Bible College, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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