Abstract: The current trend to promote tolerance, "political correctness", and multiculturalism declares that everything is relative and nothing is absolute -- EXCEPT the absolute insistence on these very tenets.
Keywords: book review, sociology, religion, cultural relativism, political correctness, multiculturalism, skepticism, modern civilization, apologetics, moral conditions, relativity.
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Title: The New Absolutes: How They are Being Imposed on Us, How They are Eroding Our Moral Landscape
Author: William D. Watkins
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Date Published: September 1996
ISBN: 0764220195
LOCN: BT1211.W38 1996
Dewey: 239 20
Pages: 319
Bibliography: 536 entries
Footnotes: 737 entries
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Chapter 1: "God" in Fresno

Chapter 2: The Rule of Relativism

Chapter 3: The Betrayal of Behavior

Chapter 4: Freedom From Religion

Chapter 5: Death, What a Beautiful Choice

Chapter 6: I Do, for Now

Chapter 7: Family is Who You Come Home To

Chapter 8: Love the One You're With

Chapter 9: Dial Deviant for Normal

Chapter 10: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

Chapter 11: Race Colors Everything

Chapter 12: History in the Remaking

Chapter 13: The Politically Correct Life

Chapter 14: When Worlds Collide

Chapter 15: A Plea for Intolerance


Author:        Watkins, William D.
Title:         The new absolutes / William D. Watkins.
Published:     Minneapolis, MN. : Bethany House Publishers,
Description:   319 p. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   BT1211.W38 1996
Dewey No.:     239 20
ISBN:          1556617216 (cloth)
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-316)
                  and index.
               "God" in Fresno -- The rule of relativism -- The
                  betrayal of behavior -- Freedom from religion -- Death, what
                  a beautiful choice -- Do, for now -- Family is who you come
                  home to -- Love the one you're with -- Dial deviant for
                  normal -- I am woman, hear me roar -- Race colors everything
                  -- History in the remaking -- The politically correct life --
                  When worlds collide -- A plea for intolerance.
Subjects:      Apologetics.
               Moral conditions.
               Civilization,  Modern -- 20th century.
               Watkins, William D.
Control No.:   96045783 //r98


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