Fifty years ago, Os Guinness released his book, The Dust of Death, which offered a piercing analysis of the sixties counterculture movement with its revolutionary ideas about human nature and sexual liberation. In his preface to a new edition of this work, Guinness argues that during this tumultuous decade, “many of the seeds of today’s most radical ideas were sown, only to flower more recently in their most destructive forms.” Shane Rosenthal talks with Os about many of his observations and predictions from a half-century ago, as well as how these radical ideas eventually became mainstream.
Resources by Os Guinness
The Dust of Death, and Last Call for Liberty (books)
The Magna Charta of Humanity and Fools Talk (books)
We’re All Children of the 60’s (article - TGC)
I Believe in Doubt (article - Ligonier)
A Free People’s Suicide (video - Socrates in the City)
The Magna Charta of Humanity (video - Socrates in the City)
The Future of Freedom (podcast - WHI)
Additional Resources by Os Guinness (website)
Other Related Resources
Os Guinness: The Christian Public Intellectual, John Shelton (article)
Let’s Be Civil About It, Michael Horton & Os Guinness (article - MR)
Time for Truth, Ryan Glomsrud (article - MR)
Be a Berean!, Shane Rosenthal (article)
The Virtue of Doubt, Shane Rosenthal (article)
Live Not By Lies, Rod Dreher (book)
Modern Fascism: Liquidating the Judeo-Christian Worldview, Gene Veith (book)
The False Gospel of Fascism, Shane Rosenthal & Gene Veith (podcast)
The Political Implications of Original Sin, S. Rosenthal & M. McClymond (podcast)
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