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Live not by lies : a manual for Christian dissidents / Rod Dreher.

Dreher, Rod, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Summary:

"For years, émigrés from the former Soviet bloc have been telling Rod Dreher they see telltale signs of "soft" totalitarianism cropping up in America--something more Brave New World than Nineteen Eighty-Four. Identity politics are beginning to encroach on every aspect of life. Civil liberties are increasingly seen as a threat to "safety". Progressives marginalize conservative, traditional Christians, and other dissenters. Technology and consumerism hastens the possibility of a corporate surveillance state. And the pandemic, having put millions out of work, leaves our country especially vulnerable to demagogic manipulation. In Live Not By Lies, Dreher amplifies the alarm sounded by the brave men and women who fought totalitarianism. He explains how the totalitarianism facing us today is based less on overt violence and more on psychological manipulation. He tells the stories of modern-day dissidents--clergy, laity, martyrs, and confessors from the Soviet Union and the captive nations of Europe--who offer practical advice for how to identify and resist totalitarianism in our time." -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 277.3083 .D771l 2020 (Text) 37814003329324 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 12/16/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593087398
  • ISBN: 0593087399
  • Physical Description: xvi, 240 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York City : Sentinel, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-229) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Kolaković the prophet -- Our Pre-Totalitarian culture -- Progressivism as religion -- Capitalism, woke and watchful -- Value nothing more than truth -- Cultivate cultural memory -- Families are resistance cells -- Religion, the bedrock of resistance -- Standing in solidarity -- The gift of suffering -- Live not by lies.
Summary, etc.:
"For years, émigrés from the former Soviet bloc have been telling Rod Dreher they see telltale signs of "soft" totalitarianism cropping up in America--something more Brave New World than Nineteen Eighty-Four. Identity politics are beginning to encroach on every aspect of life. Civil liberties are increasingly seen as a threat to "safety". Progressives marginalize conservative, traditional Christians, and other dissenters. Technology and consumerism hastens the possibility of a corporate surveillance state. And the pandemic, having put millions out of work, leaves our country especially vulnerable to demagogic manipulation. In Live Not By Lies, Dreher amplifies the alarm sounded by the brave men and women who fought totalitarianism. He explains how the totalitarianism facing us today is based less on overt violence and more on psychological manipulation. He tells the stories of modern-day dissidents--clergy, laity, martyrs, and confessors from the Soviet Union and the captive nations of Europe--who offer practical advice for how to identify and resist totalitarianism in our time." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Christians > Political activity.
Christianity and politics > United States.
Liberalism > United States.
Truthfulness and falsehood > United States.
Christianity and culture > United States.
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