The Long Dry

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It is rather disconcerting, to say the least, to find someone talking gravely of "the presence of truth" in the closing years of a century which has witnessed the wholesale obliteration of lives and cultures in the name of "truth" and its "presence." Many assumed that a dichotomy existed between an ethnic, rural society supportive of traditional religion and a conservative personal morality and an urban, cosmopolitan society more liberal theologically and in terms of personal morality.

Pages: 119

Publisher: Parthian Books; 1st edition (July 1, 2007)

ISBN: 1905762585

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