Download E-books Six secular philosophers PDF

By Lewis White Beck

Beck discusses the works on faith of the six philosophers he considers so much germane to modern matters: Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, James, and Santayana. "I have attempted to settle on males whose independence of brain was once such that they typically looked as if it would their contemporaries to be enemies of religion." He first addresses the query, what's secular philosophy? after which explains the diversities among the "families" of secular philosophers, prior to reading either their existence and works.

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Download E-books Islamische Theologie und Religionspädagogik in Bewegung: Neue Ansätze in Europa (Globaler lokaler Islam) PDF

By Zekirija Sejdini

Welche Merkmale muss eine gegenwartsbezogene islamische Theologie und Religionspädagogik im deutschen und im europäischen Kontext aufweisen, um sowohl den Bedürfnissen der in einem säkularen Umfeld lebenden europäischen Muslim_innen gerecht zu werden, als auch zur Profilierung der islamischen Theologie und Religionspädagogik im europäischen Kontext beitragen zu können?
Dieser Frage, die sich vor dem Hintergrund der Gründung mehrerer islamisch-theologischer Zentren an deutschsprachigen Universitäten stellt, gehen die Beiträger_innen aus der Perspektive unterschiedlicher Fachgebiete nach und tragen damit auch zu einer Reflexion der aktuellen Islam-Debatte bei.

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Download E-books Caribbean Diaspora in the USA: Diversity of Caribbean Religions in New York City (Vitality of Indigenous Religions Series) PDF

Caribbean Diaspora within the united states offers a brand new cultural concept in keeping with an exploration of Caribbean non secular groups in ny urban. The Caribbean tradition of recent York demonstrates a cultural dynamism which embraces Spanish conversing, English talking and French talking migrants. All cultures are packed with breaks and contradictions as Latin American and Caribbean theorists have tested of their ongoing debate. This ebook combines special examine by means of the writer in Caribbean big apple with the theoretical discourse of Latin American and Caribbean students. concentrating on Caribbean spiritual groups, together with Cuban/Puerto Rican Santería (Regla de Ocha), Haitian Vodou, Shango (Orisha Baptist) from Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazilian Pentecostal church, Schmidt's observations result in the development of a cultural idea that illustrates a tradition in an ongoing kingdom of switch, with multiple kind of expression reckoning on scenario, time and context. displaying the creativity of religions and how immigrants adapt to their new atmosphere, this publication fills a niche among Latin American and Caribbean reports.

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