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CONTENTS Introduction: Life visions—Simon Smart

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Narrative: Confusion reigns

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Chapter 1: God’s signpost The Christian world view—John Dickson

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Chapter 2: We have the technology Modernism—Kirsten Birkett

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Chapter 3: Blown away Postmodernism—Greg Clarke

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Interview:  Emma Wright

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Chapter 4: Whatever it takes Utilitarianism—Andrew Cameron

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Chapter 5: Not drowning, waving Humanism—Rod Thompson

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Narrative:  Mid-term break

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Chapter 6: Freedom to choose Liberalism—David Koyzis

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Interview:  Alice Lang

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Chapter 7: Sleeping with the enemy Feminism—Mary Fisher and Michele Smart

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Chapter 8: My truth/Your truth Relativism—John Dickson

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Chapter 9: Do-it-yourself New Age spirituality—Ross Clifford

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Interview:  Andrew Ireland

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Chapter 10: I buy, therefore I am Consumerism—Geoff Broughton

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Narrative: Looking ahead

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Endnotes

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About the authors

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