No matter how old you are, the big questions keep coming up---questions about life, death, God, religion, the nature of faith, the formation of an adequate worldview, and the meaning of it all. Morris takes a new look at those old issues in this entertaining and instructive book. Relating numerous personal anecdotes, incorporating intriguing material from the films of Woody Allen and the journals of Leo Tolstoy, and using the writings of the 17th-century genius Blaise Pascal as a central guide, he'll help you philosophize about your life, enjoy the process, and perhaps even make sense of it all. 208 pages, paper from Eerdmans.
An instructive and entertaining book that addresses basic life questions. Relating numerous personal anecdotes, incorporating, intriguing material from the films of Woody Allen and the journals of Leo Tolstoy, and using the writings of the seventeenth-century genius Blaise Pascal as a central guide, Morris explores the nature of faith, reason, and the meaning of life. His lucid reflections provide fresh, fertile insights and perspectives for any thoughtful person journeying through life.
Chairman of the Morris Institute for Human Values in Wilmington, North Carolina. He taught philosophy at the University of Notre Dame for fifteen years and was the recipient of numerous awards for teaching excellence. He is also the author of Philosop