The Sensate Culture
Western Civilization Between Chaos and Transformation
In this probing work, Brown grapples with the reasons so many moderns worship the sensuous, the material, the colossal–but still feel empty and shallow. He finds the roots of cultural disintegration in the abandonment of the spiritual dimension.
The profound connections this book makes between Christianity and culture are accessible to every thoughtful person who takes seriously the crisis faced by a world spinning out of control.
That it was written in 1996 makes it incredibly prophetic. It is a sobering read.