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In light of the ongoing attacks on Francis and on Amoris Laetitia, the Viennese pastoral theologian Paul Zulehner and the Czech sociologist and religious philosopher Tomas Halik started the international initiative “Pro Pope Francis” to support Francis' pastoral course. In Spanish-speaking regions, there is ...
In light of the ongoing attacks on Francis and on Amoris Laetitia, the Viennese pastoral theologian Paul Zulehner and the Czech sociologist and religious philosopher Tomas Halik started the international initiative "Pro Pope Francis" to support Francis' pastoral course. In Spanish-speaking regions, there is ...

While his message of faith inspired countless numbers of people who flocked to hear his sermons at his “crusades,” Graham was not a profound religious philosopher. His homespun, God-centered philosophy and strict views about sex was not the sort of things most liberal Jews contemplated with respect.
Soviet-era Russian political and Christian religious philosopher Nicholai Berdyaev summed it up beautifully when he wrote: Their [the Jews] destiny is too imbued with the “metaphysical” to be explained either by material or positive historical terms…Its survival is a mysterious and wonderful phenomenon ...
They included the postrevolutionary activities of the Russian religious philosopher Valerian Muravyov. He is mainly known for his only lifetime publication, The Mastering of Time, written during his short stint at the Central Institute of Labor, which was created by the Proletkult poet Gastev for the purpose of bringing about the ...

Despite rarely seeing publication, these revolutionary ideas influenced numerous key figures in the Russian intelligentsia, including such writers as Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, religious philosophers such as Solovyev and Florensky, as well as numerous members of the artistic, scientific, and political avant-garde such as ...
Soviet-era Russian political and Christian religious philosopher Nicholai Berdyaev summed it up beautifully when he wrote: Their [the Jews] destiny is too imbued with the "metaphysical" to be explained either by material or positive historical terms...Its survival is a mysterious and wonderful phenomenon ...

For Kolbrener, this book is about providing Soloveitchik with the status he has rightfully earned as a “figure within the intellectual history of the past century, a religious philosopher of consequence, independent of his rabbinic title” and institutional affiliations. But such an agenda is not without its provocation, ...
In order to reveal the potential power of religious thought, he picked up a contentious topic, Nurculuk (the movement of the light), a religious movement founded and led by Said Nursi, a religious philosopher who was persecuted by Turkey's Kemalist establishment throughout his lifetime. The book's cover ...
Reading Dante's Purgatorio, one can't help wondering what terraces await one at the conclusion of the terrestrial journey. I pride myself that I may avoid the second terrace, reserved to the envious. There the penitents have their eyes stitched tightly shut, to remedy their too avid sight. On deeper discernment ...
According to the teachings of Nikolai Fedorov—nineteenth-century librarian, religious philosopher, and progenitor of Russian cosmism—our ethical obligation to use reason and knowledge to care for the sick extends to curing the dead of their terminal status. The dead must be brought back to life using means of advanced ...
Vladimir Solovyov was an independent minded 19th century Russian religious philosopher, who often found himself censored due to his critical remarks of Russian political and ecclesiastical policy. He tried to have his orthodoxy follow with orthopraxis, having them united instead of divided, and this often ...
The Lingayats and Veerashaivas — members of a reformist cult founded in South India by the 12th century religious philosopher Basavanna — cannot stand on a different footing. All the four Hindu law Acts of 1955-56 do list them as “forms and developments” of Hindu religion. The case of Buddhism, ...
It is this society that produced an Ibn Firnas, who attempted flight, and religious philosophers like Maimonides and Averroes, who sought to balance reason and faith. Andalusian society, in turn, sowed the seeds for what would become the European Renaissance, which would lead to the Enlightenment and ...
Nikolai Berdyaev, a Russian political and also a Christian religious philosopher, claims that the real transfiguration and enlightenment of human nature means the attainment of beauty. The world we know, however, is marked by tragedy, the defeat of hope and the twisting of the good. Transformation is ...


 

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