Philip Rieff and His Life Among the Deathworks

by | Feb 24, 2022

The Theology Pugcast
The Theology Pugcast
Philip Rieff and His Life Among the Deathworks
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Philip Rieff was one of the most incisive critics of the postmodern turn in western culture of the last 50 years. A secular Jew, he longed for a world that reflected a sacred order. His insights were as penetrating as those of Charles Taylor, but with this important difference—while Taylor described our secular age, Rieff wanted to destroy it. Tune in as Chris describes his own process of incorporating Rieff’s insights into his own thinking and writing. Naturally, Tom and Glenn have plenty to add.