Monday, July 03, 2023

Totalitarianism and Spiritual Warfare (resources)


Last week, at our annual HSRM conference, I spoke on "Totalitarianism and Spiritual Warfare." Here are background resources I used, and referred to. 

(I'll give this message in NYC on Sunday, July 23.)

The Origins of Totalitarianism, by Hannah Arendt

Escape from Freedom, by Erich Fromm

The Quest for Community, by Robert Nisbet

1984, by George Orwell

Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

The Benedict Option, by Rod Dreher (I got the idea of "soft totalitarianism" from Dreher)

Live Not by Lies, by Dreher

The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, by Carl Trueman (On the triumph of the therapeutic)

Strange New World, by Trueman

The Coddling of the American Mind, by Johnathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff

The State in the New Testament, by Oscar Cullman

Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, by Robert Putnam

Why Liberalism Failed, by Patrick Deneen)

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation (U. S. Surgeon General)