religious_belief   103

« earlier    

David Loades - Foxe in theological context | The Acts and Monuments Online
Foxe in theological context
by David Loades
The issues covered by the trials and inquisitions which Foxe narrates in these books are limited and endlessly repetitive. Christology is hardly ever discussed. The taking of oaths and obedience to secular authority are raised in some cases, usually when the inquisitors are trying to pin charges of anabaptism on their victims. In the unusual case of Cranmer considerable use is made of 'lawful authority', because of his own high profile insistence upon obedience to the Royal Supremacy. Foxe is always at pains to ensure that his martyrs insist upon the lawfulness of oaths. Obedience is more difficult, and the normal response is 'we must obey God rather than man'. However this is always qualified by some statement to the effect that a Christian who is required by his conscience to disobey a lawful command will submit willingly to the penalties prescribed. Foxe is extremely sensitive to the catholic charge that protestantism is a religion of disobedience.The issues which dominate the great majority of trials are: vernacular liturgy and scripture, and the nature and number of the sacraments.
Evernote  16thC  British_history  Reformation  Protestants  religious_belief  religious_practices  sacraments  transubstantiation  priestcraft  priesthood  priests-authority  hierarchy  ecclesiology  Papacy  purgatory  indulgences  dogmatism  church_history  sola_scriptura 
september 2017 by dunnettreader
PJE Kail - UNDERSTANDING HUME'S NATURAL HISTORY OF RELIGION (2007) - The Philosophical Quarterly - Wiley Online Library
Hume's ‘Natural History of Religion’ offers a naturalized account of the causes of religious thought, an investigation into its ‘origins’ rather than its ‘foundation in reason’. Hume thinks that if we consider only the causes of religious belief, we are provided with a reason to suspend the belief. I seek to explain why this is so, and what role the argument plays in Hume's wider campaign against the rational acceptability of religious belief. In particular, I argue that the work threatens a form of fideism which maintains that it is rationally permissible to maintain religious belief in the absence of evidence or of arguments in its favour. I also discuss the ‘argument from common consent’, and the relative superiority of Hume's account of the origins of religious belief.
article  paywall  Wiley  18thC  Hume  Hume-religion  philosophical_anthropology  religious_history  sociology_of_religion  religious_belief  reason  fideism 
november 2016 by dunnettreader
Spinoza Research Network - Home
The Spinoza Research Network was set up in 2008 and funded by an AHRC Networks Grant between 2008 and 2010 at the University of Dundee. The funded project focused on contemporary interdisciplinary connections to seventeenth-century philosopher Baruch Spinoza and built up a membership of over 200 members in Philosophy, Politics, Law, Literature, Music, Psychology, History, Medicine, Gender Studies, Education, and many other academic and non-academic disciplines.

The grant has now expired, but the Network continues as an interdisciplinary group of academics, students, and others interested in Spinoza around the world. Working together, sharing research and developing new projects, we investigate how Spinoza is used both within philosophy and beyond it, both inside and outside of academia.

As of 2013 the Network is based at the University of Aberdeen.
moral_philosophy  politics-and-religion  Hobbes  website  philosophy_of_religion  monism  immanence  logic  Spinoza  religious_belief  epistemology  metaphysics  bibliography  political_philosophy  Judaism  Descartes  17thC  religion-established  tolerance  history_of_science  Biblical_exegesis  Biblical_authority  scepticism  transcendence  intellectual_history 
october 2016 by dunnettreader
Ilkka Pyysiainen - Cognitive Science of Religion: State of the Art (2012) | Academia.edu
Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion (2012) -- article presents an introduction to the cognitive science of religion. It shows that CSR began with original theoretical approaches within the human sciences and has subsequently developed into a more empirical, interdisciplinary feld of study. The feld is growing rapidly with the appearance of several centers and projects. The most important theories, fndings, and criticisms are presented. Also the various centers of study and recent projects are described. -- Keywords -- cognition, agency, sociality, ritual -- Downloaded to Tab S2
article  downloaded  religion  cognitive_science  sociology_of_religion  religious_belief  religious_experience  religious_culture  comparative_religion  comparative_anthropology  neuroscience  cultural_transmission  cultural_change  cultural_influence  tradition  Innovation  ritual  agency  agency-structure  social_psychology  social_movements 
august 2016 by dunnettreader
Ilkka Pyysiainen - Religon: From mind to society and back (2012) | Academia.edu
Book chapter - Exploring the cognitive basis of the social sciences and trying to ground the social in the cognitive requires taking an explicit stance on reduction(ism) as discussed in philosophy of science. In social science and the humanities, the question of reductionism has been especially salient in the study of religion. This chapter begins with a philosophical analysis of reduction; after that, two relatively new research programs in the study of religious thought and behavior are discussed: the standard model of the cognitive science of religion and approaches based on gene-culture coevolutionary theories. Finally, the question of reductionism is addressed and the possibility of combining multilevel explanations of religious phenomena is evaluated. -- Downloaded to Tab S2
chapter  Academia.edu  downloaded  cognitive_science  religion  philosophy_of_science  philosophy_of_social_science  level_of_analysis  reductionism  religious_belief  religious_experience  neuroscience  cognition  cognition-social  gene-culture_coevolution  cultural_transmission  cultural_change  sociology_of_religion  naturalism  natural_selection  evolution-social  evolution-as-model  evolution-group_selection 
august 2016 by dunnettreader
Tertullian : Ante-Nicene Fathers Translations - The Tertullian Project
Re-keyed html with footnotes and further comments (Elucidations) of widely reproduced 19thC translations - mostly T & F Clark, Edinburgh, or American editions of the same
The website has lots of articles, book chaptersk etc of out-of-copyrjght materials with comments from the site editor of more recent information and his personal verifying of bibliographic info on specific editions
website  etexts  translation  Early_Christian  Tertullian  Roman_Empire  heresy  theology  Trinity  martyrs  manners  apologetics  cultural_history  religious_culture  religious_belief  persecution 
july 2016 by dunnettreader
Benjamin D. Crowe - Dilthey's Philosophy of Religion in the "Critique of Historical Reason": 1880-1910 (2005) | JHI on JSTOR
Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 66, No. 2 (Apr., 2005), pp. 265-283 -- The core of Dilthey's philosophy of religion during the period here under consideration is what I call the "immanence thesis," which is a "hermeneutical hypothesis" that Dilthey employs in interpreting various phenomena of religious life. The claim is that the subject matter and source of religion is human life rather than a transcendent reality beyond the bounds of human experience. Put another way Dilthey's view is that religious myths, symbols, concepts, and practices are all ways of articulating the immanent meaning or sense of histori-cal life. This thesis grounds the positive role that religious experience and the history of Christianity play in Dilthey's project in the Einleitung, i.e., the grounding of the human sciences in what he later called a "whole, full, and unmutilated" picture of human life. The "immanence thesis" also provides clues regarding Dilthey's own religious position, which, though certainly not Christian (or even theistic) "in the specific sense," nonetheless bears affinities with Romantic pantheism as well as with the "world-view" that Dilthey later calls "objective idealism." -- downloaded pdf to Note
article  jstor  intellectual_history  religious_history  religious_culture  historiography-19thC  Germany  German_scholars  Dilthey  religious_belief  religious_practices  philosophy_of_religion  philosophy_of_social_science  philosophy_of_history  sociology_of_religion  German_historical_school  19thC  immanence  transcendence  theism  downloaded 
may 2016 by dunnettreader
Romanticism, reflexivity, design: An interview with Colin Jager by Nathan Schneider « The Immanent Frame
Colin Jager’s reading of the British romantics places them at the center of debates about religion, secularism, and pluralism today. In The Book of God, he traces the ways in which design arguments for God’s existence — predecessors to the current Intelligent Design movement—were developed and discussed in British literature from the seventeenth century to the nineteenth. His interpretation challenges those in the habit of trying to disentangle the religious and the secular, in both the past and the present. Jager is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University and is currently at work on a second book, After Secularism: Romanticism, Literature, Religion - downloaded pdf to Note
interview  intellectual_history  religious_history  cultural_history  literary_history  17thC  18thC  19thC  Romanticism  God-existence  secularization  English_lit  religious_culture  religious_belief  design-nature  creation  theology  theodicy  natural_religion  Deism  creationism  intelligent_design  downloaded 
march 2016 by dunnettreader
Sylvie Taussig - La pluralité des mondes au miroir de l'Europe et de la Chine : pluralisme politique et pluralisme religieux dans un monde globalisé (2014) - Cairn.info
Cet article porte sur les processus de sécularisation, et notamment sur l’avènement du pluralisme religieux et politique et sur le rapport entre monothéisme et pluralisme. Il redonne sa place à un moment souvent ignoré de cette histoire complexe : les échanges fructueux quoique aveugles, ressemblant souvent à un jeu de dupes à somme nulle, entre l’Europe – et particulièrement la France – et la Chine au xviie siècle. L’incompatibilité qui semble se découvrir, dans cette histoire en miroir, concerne le monothéisme et le pluralisme politique. Et, dans notre univers globalisé, il s’agit de gérer la multiplicité des cultures et des religions dans des entités nationales unitaires. - behind a 3-year rolling paywall -- she specializes in 17thC - may be of interest for the Querelle des rites
article  Jesuits  globalization  intellectual_history  pluralism  human_nature  religious_culture  religious_belief  monotheism  China  missionaries  17thC  religious_history  comparative_religion  multiculturalism  universalism  paywall 
february 2016 by dunnettreader
Vincent Citot - Les Cahiers Jules Lequier et la renaissance d'une pensée éternelle (2011) - Cairn.info
The Amis de Jules Lequier have published 2 volumes of his notebooks with lots of related materials on the intellectual mileux that he was responding to and biographical material relevant to his thought -- La deuxième livraison des Cahiers Jules Lequier est surtout biobibliographique. Le dossier central (« Jules Lequier et la Bretagne ») éclaire l’œuvre de l’auteur par sa vie, et sa vie par son enracinement en terre bretonne. Là encore, l’essentiel est à saisir à travers l’accidentel, comme le philosophique à travers le biographique. Outre un entretien avec Jacques Josse, on lira les articles de Jean Grenier, de Yannick Pelletier et de Jean-Marie Turpin. La plus grande partie du numéro est consacrée à la « Bibliographie commentée », établie par D. Wayne Viney et G. Le Brech. Toutes les éditions (posthumes) des œuvres de Lequier sont mentionnées, ainsi que tous les travaux portant explicitement sur le philosophe, ou y faisant référence. Ce recensement exhaustif (qui est aussi un résumé-commentaire de chaque parution) constitue un outil de recherche très précieux
religious_belief  intellectual_history  philosophy_of_religion  19thC  Providence  books  Catholics  Renouvier  free_will  France  reviews  liberty  individualism 
february 2016 by dunnettreader
David Wootton - Narrative, Irony, and Faith in Gibbon's Decline and Fall | JSTOR - History and Theory (Dec 1994)
History and Theory, Vol. 33, No. 4, Theme Issue 33: Proof and Persuasion in History (Dec., 1994), pp. 77-105 -- thinks Momigliano didn't see that Gibbon was Hume's follower and their "school" was defining on a number of elements for what "history" came to be understood as - Thinks Wormersley doesn't fully appreciate Gibbon's handling of religion and the various challenges to Christianity in both antiquity and Enlightenment -- downloaded pdf to Note
article  jstor  intellectual_history  historiography  philosophy_of_history  epistemology-history  historiography-18thC  Hume-historian  history_of_England  Gibbon  Momigliano  Enlightenment  religious_belief  religious_history  scepticism  miracles  Middleton_Conyers  irony  narrative  downloaded 
january 2016 by dunnettreader
The real roots of Sunni-Shia conflict: beyond the myth of "ancient religious hatreds" | Vox Jan 2016
The story, as told, usually goes something like this: 1,400 years ago, during the seventh century, there was a schism among Muslims over who would succeed as…
Instapaper  MENA  religious_history  religious_culture  religious_belief  Islam  Shia  Sunni  geopolitics  Islamic_civilization  from instapaper
january 2016 by dunnettreader
Céline Spector - Charles Taylor, philosophe de la culture (career review) - La Vie des idées - 8 avril 2014
Charles Taylor n’a cessé de critiquer l’individualisme des sociétés modernes. La politique de la reconnaissance qu’il prône entend respecter la singularité de chacun et son inscription dans une communauté morale ou politique – quitte à accorder une importance excessive aux convictions religieuses. -- downloaded pdf to Note
article  intellectual_history  20thC  21stC  Taylor_Charles  individualism  modernity  secularism  religious_belief  religious_culture  downloaded 
december 2015 by dunnettreader
Victoria Kahn - Job's Complaint in "Paradise Regained" (2009) | JSTOR - ELH
ELH, Vol. 76, No. 3 (Fall, 2009), pp. 625-660 - reading Milton’s commitment to separation of church and state, against a renewal of an integrated political theology, as also a message for the individual's relation with approaching the reading of scripture -- looks like a link between her work on Milton in Wayward Contracts and her vocal program against reading imperatives of a political theology back into secularization history -- downloaded pdf to Note
article  jstor  politics-and-religion  politics-and-literature  English_lit  17thC  Milton  Restoration  Church_of_England  religion-established  religious_culture  religious_belief  Bible-as-literature  Job  New_Testament  theodicy  justice  justification  Satan  political-theology  secularism  freedom_of_conscience  temptation  downloaded 
november 2015 by dunnettreader

« earlier    

related tags

15thc  1690s  16thc  17thc  18thc  19thc  20thc  21stc  absolutism  abuse_of_power  academia.edu  academia  africa  african_trade  agency-structure  agency  alchemy  amazon.com  american_colonies  analytical_philosophy  ancient_constitution  ancient_egypt  ancient_greece  ancient_israel  ancient_near_east  ancient_philosophy  ancient_religions  ancient_rome  angels  anglo-french  anscombe  anti-catholic  anti-foundationalism  anti-humanism  anti-trinitarian  anticlerical  antinomian  antiquarianism  antiquity  apocalyptic  apocrypha  apologetics  apostolic_succession  aquinas  archaeology  arian  aristotelian  arminian  article  articles  astrology  astronomy  atheism  atheism_panic  atomism  augustine  authority  autonomy  bacon  bagehot  baroque  bayle  bible-as-history  bible-as-literature  biblical_authority  biblical_criticism  biblical_exegesis  bibliography  biography  black_churches  blackburn  blumenberg  board_of_trade  bolingbroke  books  bookshelf  boudon  boyle  britain  british_empire-constitutional_structure  british_history  british_politics  brougham  buddhism  butler  byron  calvin  calvinist  cambridge_platonists  capitalism-varieties  capitalism  carlyle  carolina  catholics-england  catholics-english  catholics-ireland  catholics  causation-evolutionary  causation-social  causation  censorship  change-social  chapter  charles_i  charles_ii  chemistry  china  christendom  christianity  christology  chronology  church_history  church_of_england  cicero  citizenship  city_politics  civic_virtue  civil_liberties  civil_religion  civil_society  civility-political  civilization-concept  civilizing_process  clergy  climate  cognition-social  cognition  cognitive_science  coleridge  colonialism  common_law  commonwealth  communitarian  community  comparative_anthropology  comparative_history  comparative_religion  congregationalist  conscience  consent  conservation  constitutional_law  constitutionalism  consumerism  contextualism  cosmology  counter-enlightenment  counter-reformation  court_culture  creation  creation_ex_nilho  creationism  cromwell  cultural_change  cultural_critique  cultural_exchange  cultural_history  cultural_influence  cultural_transmission  culture-american  culture_wars  custom  darwall  death  defoe  deism  demons  descartes  design-nature  development-impact  development  devil  dickens  diderot  dignity  dilthey  diplomatic_history  disciplines  discrimination  disenchantment  dissenters  divine_command  divine_right  dogmatism  donne  downloaded  dutch  early_christian  early_modern  early_republic  ecclesiology  economic_culture  economic_growth  economic_history  edict_of_nantes  edinburgh_review  ef-add  egalitarian  eliot_george  elites  elizabeth  emerson  emotions  empedocles  empiricism  employee_benefits  english_civil_war  english_constitution  english_lit  enlightenment  enlightenment_project  enthusiasm  entre_deux_guerres  environment  epicurean  episcopacy  epistemology-history  epistemology-moral  epistemology-naturalism  epistemology-social  epistemology  equality  erasmus  erastianism  eschatology  esotericism  essence  etexts  ethnography  europe-19thc  europe-early_modern  europe  evangelical  evernote  evidence  evolution-as-model  evolution-group_selection  evolution-social  evolution  excommunication  existentialism  experience  experimental_philosophy  exploration  faith  family  fenelon  fichte  fiction  fideism  filmer  fin-de-siècle  finance_capital  financial_crisis  financialization  folklore  foucault  france  free-thinkers  free_speech  free_will  freedom  freedom_of_conscience  french_enlightenment  french_lit  french_moralists  gender  gene-culture_coevolution  genocide  geopolitics  german_historical_school  german_idealism  german_scholars  german_scholarship  germany  gibbon  gilded_age  global_governance  global_imbalance  globalization  gnosticism  god-attributes  god-existence  god-vengeful  godly_persons  gods-antiquity  google_books  gop  great_chain_of_being  great_recession  greek_lit  groups-cohesion  groups-exclusion  groups-identity  guilt  hate_speech  haute_bourgeoisie  health_care  hegel  hellenism  henry_viii  heresy  hermeneutics  hermeticism  heterodoxy  hierarchy  historians-and-politics  historians-and-religion  historians-and-state  historians  historical_change  historicism  historiography-17thc  historiography-18thc  historiography-19thc  historiography-renaissance  historiography-whig  historiography  history_of_book  history_of_england  history_of_science  hobbes  holy_roman_empire  horace  huguenots  human_nature  human_rights  humanism  hume-causation  hume-historian  hume-religion  hume  identity  idolatry  imagination  imago_dei  immanence  immorality  immortality  individualism  indulgences  industrial_revolution  inequality  innovation  instapaper  intellectual_history-distorted  intellectual_history  intelligent_design  interest_groups  interregnum  interview  irony  irrationalism  islam  islamic_civilization  israel  italy  jacobi  james_i  james_ii  james_william  jansenists  jefferson  jesuits  job  jonas_hans  journal  journalism  jstor  judaism  justice-distributive  justice-retributive  justice  justification  kant-ethics  kant  kierkegaard  kindle-available  kingship  labor  labor_history  labor_law  laisser-faire  latin_america  latin_lit  laud  laudian  laws_of_nature  ldcs  lecture  legal_history  legitimacy  lessing  level_of_analysis  levellers  liberalism  libertine  libertine_erudite  liberty-positive  liberty  libraries  lit_crit  lit_survey  literary_history  local_government  local_politics  locke-religion  locke  logic  london  louis_xiv  lucretius  luther  lutherans  luxury  macaulay  macintyre  magazines  magic  mandeville  manners  manuscripts  martineau  martyrs  massachusetts  materialism  mechanisms-social_theory  medicine  medieval_philosophy  mena  mendelssohn  mercantilism  metaphor  metaphysics  middle_class  middleton_conyers  mill  millennarian  milton  minorities  miracles  missionaries  modernity-emergence  modernity  momigliano  monarchy-proprietary  monarchy  monism  monotheism  montaigne  montesquieu  moral_economy  moral_philosophy  moral_psychology  moral_sentiments  morality-christian  morality-conventional  morality-divine_command  morality-nietzche  morality-objective  moravians  morley  multiculturalism  mysticism  narrative  nativism  natural_history  natural_law  natural_philosophy  natural_religion  natural_rights  natural_selection  naturalism  nature-mastery  nature  nature_worship  neoplatonism  neuroscience  new_age  new_deal  new_england  new_testament  newman_jh  newspapers  newton  newtonian  nietzsche  nihilism  nominalism  norms-business  norms  nussbaum  obligation  occult  office  old_testament  orientalism  pagans  pantheism  papacy-english_relations  papacy  papal_infallibility  paper  parish  parliament  parliamentarians  pascal  patriarchy  patristic_scholarship  paywall  peace  peiresc  perception  persecution  petty_william  philology  philosophes  philosophical_anthropology  philosophy  philosophy_of_history  philosophy_of_language  philosophy_of_religion  philosophy_of_science  philosophy_of_social_science  picart  pietist  plato  pluralism  poetry  politeness  political-theology  political_culture  political_economy  political_history  political_philosophy  political_press  politico-theology  politics-and-history  politics-and-literature  politics-and-religion  polytheism  popular_culture  popular_politics  post-secular  post-wwii  postmodern  poverty  pragmatism  precedent  predestination  presbyterians  priestcraft  priesthood  priests-authority  primitivism  professions  progress  property  prophets  protectorate  protestant_international  protestants  providence  psychology  public_disorder  public_opinion  public_sphere  publishing  pufendorf  purgatory  puritans  querelle_des_rites  racism  radical_enlightenment  rational_religion  rationality-bounded  rationality  reader_response  readership  reading  reason  reductionism  reflexivity  reformation  reformation_of_manners  relativism  religion-established  religion-fundamentalism  religion  religious_culture  religious_experience  religious_history  religious_imagery  religious_lit  religious_practices  religious_wars  renaissance  renouvier  republic_of_letters  republicanism  resistance_theory  respect  responsibility  restoration  revelation  reviews  revisionism  rhetoric-moral_basis  rhetoric-political  rhetoric  right-wing  rights-legal  ritual  roman_empire  romanticism  rousseau  royal_society  sacraments  sacred  sacrifice  salvation  sarpi  satan  scepticism  scholasticism  scholastics  science-and-religion  science_of_man  scientific_culture  scientific_revolution  scotland  sectarianism  secular_humanism  secularism  secularization  segregation  self-control  self-development  self-examination  self-interest  self-knowledge  self  sentimentalism  sff  shaftesbury  shaftesbury_1st_earl  shia  sin  slavery  social_contract  social_gospel  social_history  social_movements  social_order  social_problem  social_process  social_psychology  social_sciences  social_theory  social_thought  socialism  socialization  socinians  sociology_of_religion  sola_scriptura  soteriology  soul  sovereignty  spanish_empire  spinoza  spinozism  spirituality  ssrn  status  stephen_leslie  suarez  subject  subjectivity  sublime  subsidiarity  substance  sunni  supernatural  taylor_charles  technology  teleology  temptation  tertullian  theism  theocracy  theodicy  theology  theophrastus  thirty-nine_articles  thomism-21stc  thomism  thompson_ep  tibet  tolerance  tories  tractarians  tradition  transcendence  transcendentals  translation  transubstantiation  travel_lit  trinity  trollope  truth  tudor  uk_government-colonies  universalism  university  us_constitution  us_foreign_policy  us_history  us_politics  us_society  vatican_ii  venice  via_media  victorian  video  virtue  virtue_epistemology  virtuosos  voltaire  voluntarism  weber  website  west_indies  whigs  wiley  witchcraft  women-rights  wordsworth  work-life_balance  working_class 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: