At on point, Kreeft half-jokes with his audience that, in his opinion, Western Civilization could be saved if everyone read six books:
- Lost in the Cosmos by Walker Percy
- The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis
- Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
- The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton
- Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
- Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
NOW IN THESE DREAD LATTER DAYS of the old violent beloved U.S.A. and of the Christ-forgetting Christ-haunted death-dealing Western world I came to myself in a grove of young pines and the question came to me: has it happened at last?You can download Kreeft's talk in mp3 format here.