Reasons to Believe
In his posthumous books Philip Rieff revisits faith and our inner and outer lives.
Sacred Order/Social Order:
My Life Among the Deathworks (Sacred Order / Social Order) (v. 1)
by Philip Rieff
University of Virginia Press
$34.95 List Price
One summer's day in 1980, I was in the Mid-Manhattan branch of the New York Public Library time-traveling back to the '60s. My reason for the trip was an anthology I was compiling of nonfiction pieces from and on the decade. My vehicle was the bound volumes of magazines at that branch, which I thumbed through page by page, month by month, year by year, in search of what was even then disappearing time. It was while doing
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