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Articles > 2013 > 16 August > Reviews > Book reviews >

What undermines British society?

Secular humanism, in this author's view, says Denise Inge

Why Rousseau Was Wrong: Christianity and the secular soul
Frances Ward
Bloomsbury £14.99
(978-1-4411-1553-9)
Church Times Bookshop £13.50 (Use code CT567)

IN THIS engaging study of "Broken Britain", with its riots of two years ago and continuing disaffection, Frances Ward looks back to the Enlightenment and beyond in order to discover what has gone wrong. "We need to stop simply accepting that secular ...

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