Whether discussing the nature of liberalism, the constitutional and moral problems posed by judicial usurpation, or the dangers of technology, Hittinger convincingly demonstrates that in our post-Christian world it is more crucial than ever that we recover older, wiser notions of the concepts of freedom and lawsince to oppose them is to misunderstand both profoundly.
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"Hittinger has organized the eleven chapters of the book in such as way as to lead the reader gradually from the ground up, as it were, to his grand, terrifying, and exhilarating conclusions, not least of which is his belief that one of the greatest challenges facing Christians today is the development of a humanism that can resist the dehumanizing ans disintergrating effects of technology."
“Russell Hittinger has written a graceful, probing, and provocative account of the eclipse of natural law in the modern world of thought and action and, above all, a plea and a prescriptive analysis for its recovery.”
"[A] fine contribution to the growing literature on natural law, [t]his brilliant collection of essays will be of value for all interested in the rule of law."
"Hittinger's discussions of both practical and theoretical questions are filled with compelling arguments, penetrating judgements, and well-grounded conclusions."
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