The Future of Religion: Toward a Reconciled Society

The Future of Religion: Toward a Reconciled Society

by Michael R. Ott (Editor)

Paperback

$36.00
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, October 24

Overview

Is religion any longer relevant or meaningful in the globalizing development of society and its subjects?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608460380
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences Series
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Michael R. Ott, Ph.D. (1998) in Sociology, Western Michigan University is a Professor of Sociology at Grand Valley State University. His publications on the Critical Theory of Religion include Max Horkheimer’s Critical Theory of Religion (University Press of America, 2001).

Table of Contents

Preface: Michael R. Ott

Introduction: The Development of the Critical Theory of Religion in Dubrovnik from 1975 to 2001.
Rudolf J. Siebert

PART I: HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS
1. Constantine: From Religious Pluralism to Christian Hegemony.
A. James Reimer
2. Christianity and the Concept of National Guilt.
Denis R. Janz
3. Pious XII and the Second World War.
Hans K Weitensteiner
4. Tepeyac and Plymouth Rock: Pilgrimage and Nationalism in Mexico and the United States.
Brian Wilson
5. The Pains and Pleasures of Opium, Religion, and Modernity:
A New View of Robert Owen. Anja Finger

PART II: CONCEPTIONS OF THE FUTURE OF RELIGION
6. Max Horkheimer’s Negative Theology of the Totally Other.
Michael R. Ott
7. The Functional View of Religion: Limits and Dangers.
Gottfried Küenzlen
8. Religion within the Space of Reasons.
Helmut Fritzsche
9. Spiritual Culture: Transcendence of the Fundamental Problems of Life.
Reimon Bachika
10. The Future of Christianity as a Question about the Future of Europe.
Gottfried Küenzlen

PART III: CONCEPTIONS OF THE FUTURE OF SOCIETY
11. Civil Society and the Globalization of Its “State of Emergency:”
The Longing for the Totally Other as a Force of Social Change.
Michael R. Ott
12. Social Philosophical Reflections on the Concepts of Culture and Multiculturalism in the Context of Globalization. Kjartan Selnes
13. Ethics and Religion: From Modern “Aufhebung” to Post-Modern Revival.
Mislav Kukoč
14. The Ethics of Interpretation after Postmodernism.
Hans-Herbert Kögler
15. Toward a Naturalistic Foundation of Community: How Science Can Solve the Spiritual Crisis?
Werner Krieglstein
16. Socio-Economic Basis For Religious Socialization and Youth Issues in Croatia.
Dunja Potočnik
17. Serbian Orthodox Church and the Serbian National Identity: Some Relations and Controversies.
Alexandra Basa
18. Education Toward Humanity.
Aurelia Margaretic
19. The Human Being Called “Homo Techno-Sapiens: A Note on a Post-Human Perspective.
Jan Fennema
20. Theology of Revolution versus Theology of Counter-Revolution.
Rudolf J. Siebert

About the Authors

References

Index








Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews