New Enlightenment (E-book)

New Enlightenment (E-book)
Author: John Poynton
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An African game reserve and nearby mission, with London interludes, are the settings for experiences of a great revolution of our time: realising that the Enlightenment of the eighteenth century was in many ways a false enlightenment. It led to seeing man as a material creature devoid of spirit, the antithesis of traditional African thinking. Characters in this novel engage in the great revolution as a new enlightenment is forged in the heat of Africa.  Romantic involvements among the novel’s characters sharpen the story of inner development and transformation, a story befitting the twenty-first century.

About the author

John Poynton is Professor Emeritus of biology at the University of Natal, South Africa, a research associate of the Natural History Museum, London, and a scientific fellow of the Zoological Society of London.  His main research has been in African zoology and biogeography; he has also published in the philosophy of science and in psychical research.  He served on the council of the South African Society for Psychical Research, and subsequently served on the council of the Society for Psychical Research in London, where he was the Hon. Secretary.

 

 

Book Details
ISBN 978-1-920535-38-4
Format epub
Pages 194
Publisher Kima Global

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