By Fr. George Rutler

In Beyond Modernity, Father Rutler exhibits the vacancy and self-esteem of recent man's makes an attempt to deify development and examine modernity as a aim in itself. Written in a mode akin to Chesterton, this ebook is a theological and sociological observation at the financial disaster of progressivism.

"The glossy age is changing into outdated, the object it notion impossible. This poses an issue overwhelming to set minds: what occurs whilst the age which was once alleged to be the top of the entire a long time ends itself? The stark answer is, sleek guy is the least outfitted to understand. whereas posturing because the breath of items to return, he used to be insinuating the 1st civilized denial of the long run. Modernity is worse than a rejection of the earlier; it's a defiant avoidance of that that is subsequent, most likely the 1st tuition of discourse to cancel the next day as a specific thing as vapid as a part of yesterday."
— George W. Rutler, from the Foreword

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