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THE SCANDAL OF TRUTH

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KIRKUS REVIEW

With the world searching for the insights of a new humanism in an age of modern science, Father Danielou here gives expression and direction to these aspirations. In precise, yet concise, form he discusses the efforts in this direction of modern philosophers including Camus, Malraux, Nietzsche and Sartre. Father Danielou's basic promise is that the truth about reality is the fact that our being is oriented towards God and must, on the level of awareness, make Him out, in and through all things. The book is filled with quotable passages -- many poetic in quality. Father Danielou has little patience with the intellectuality of today which has ""an astounding capacity to understand everything and to believe nothing"". The Scandal of Truth is truly a surgical dissection of the modern mind -- in all layers -- which discloses the base of modernity in thought. This is a book for all moderns concerned with truth. It offers a startlingly simple yet ignored solution to the ills of the world -- the Cross.

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 1962
Publisher: Helicon