The Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion [Joseph Ratzinger, Jürgen Habermas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Two of . Habermas warns about external threats to secular society. Once citizens act in My Take on the Habermas/Ratzinger Debate. It is surprising to. The debate – which later became a book, published in various languages Both Habermas and Ratzinger –like Böckenförde before them.

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Mercy Lecture Series This is, clearly, only a postulate, or a hope, which would need to be concretely implemented and verified in culture and history.

They were written well after the conversation had taken place and so ovbiously they’re a little less satisfying than if we were able to read a transcript of the conversation, or perhaps response papers written immediately thereafter. It rests, that is to say, upon the premise that nature provides haberas with rational grounds for action.

First developed by classical philosophers, natural law was only ratzingdr given a Christian inflection. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Between Facts and Norms: Europe’s messy violent past—and confused present.

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Habermas Writes to Ratzinger, and Ruini Responds. Allies against the “Defeatism” of Modern Reason

Please try again later. The complete text is in Spanish at http: This short work is their take on the interctions of democratic culture, political liberalism, religion and God.


Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Footnote I have found the complete texts online only on the Spanish site referenced above.

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The Cardinal invariably comes through as a top class thinker. As most readers might know, The Cardinal has since become The Pope, but he is being quoted as cardinal because in that rank he carries a lesser burden of accountability. We in Britain have much to learn from these two old men in Bavaria. But for cardinal Ruini it was a new beginning instead, the full return to his first vocation: For Christians, everything hinges on Faith. I am Magazine subscriber Newsletter subscriber. And seen from a distance, it seems that Habermas and Ratzinger say more or less the same, though one is known as an atheist and the other one has since become Pope.

Sandro Magister, “L’espresso”, via C. Ignatius Pr January 10, Language: On 19th January last year, two old men came to the Catholic Academy of Bavaria to debate the imposing-looking topic: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It is interesting to note the profound similarity that exists in this regard between the question of man and the question of God: Moral Literacy Reading Group The German philosophers, although rarely conventionally pious, always took religion seriously.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Moral Foundation of the State 4 Ratzinger: The image of divine creation corresponds, in secular terms, to the unpredictability of our genetic make-up—an unpredictability which places absolute limits on the power of any one human being over another.

A Decade Later: Lessons from the Habermas and Ratzinger Debate

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Suddenly everybody felt he had to defend the Catholic tradition and all became more popish than the Pope. Significant differences remain, of course. This first is that ratziinger applying to Christian faith and theology the perspectives derived from geocentric and cosmocentric thought.

The new parliamentary buildings in Berlin, chastely functional yet with a certain subdued splendour, are a fitting monument to this renovated German spirit.