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... of World Views in The Universe Next Door To think intelligently today is to think worlviewishly, to come to terms with the mosaic of meaning systems, which make up modern thinking.
--OS Guinness (Sire, 2004, Backcover)
The Universe Next Door by James W. Sire is a manual clarifying the fundamentals of a number of worldviews, many currently still in existence as well as a few that have been lost. James Sire touches upon the world views of Christian theism, deism, naturalism, nihilism, existentialism, Eastern pantheistic monism, New Age philosophy postmodernism. Due to the categorical nature of the descriptions of these systems of belief, The Universe Next Door can be thought of as a catalog of...