Liberal Religion: Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Part I The general background -- 1 The broader context of liberal religion -- 1 Introduction -- 2 How can we define/characterise religion? -- 3 Changing conceptions of religion -- changing views of God -- 4 The historical and social...

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Main Author: de Kadt, Emanuel
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Milton Taylor and Francis 2018
Edition:1st ed
Series/Journal:Routledge Studies in Religion
Online Access: Volltext (Aggregator)
Parallel Edition:Print version: de Kadt, Emanuel: Liberal Religion : Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. - Milton : Taylor and Francis,c2018. - 9780815394587
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Summary:Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Part I The general background -- 1 The broader context of liberal religion -- 1 Introduction -- 2 How can we define/characterise religion? -- 3 Changing conceptions of religion -- changing views of God -- 4 The historical and social context -- 5 Religion and identity -- 6 Religion, modernity and (post-)modernism -- 7 Individualisation of religion -- 8 New age religion and spirituality -- 9 Religion and humanism -- 10 Liberal feminist theology -- 11 Characteristics of liberal religion -- 12 The relative importance of religious liberalism: some data from the UK -- Part II The Abrahamic religions -- 2 Liberal Judaism -- 1 Early forerunners of liberal Judaism -- 2 The nineteenth-century emergence of liberal Judaism -- 3 Hermann Cohen and opponents: the centrality of ethics and Jews as a religious community -- 4 Zionists and Cohen’s legacy: Martin Buber and Ahad Ha-am -- 5 Liberal views in Britain and the USA -- 6 What is liberal Judaism today? -- 7 Reactions to liberal Judaism -- 8 A bit of dialectic: ultra non-liberal Judaism -- 3 Liberal Protestantism -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Early forerunners of liberal Protestantism -- 3 The nineteenth and (mainly early) twentieth century -- 4 Basic ideas today -- 5 Views of the Bible, notions of God, role of the preacher and ideas of the Church -- 6 Reactions to liberal Protestantism -- 4 Liberalism in the Roman Catholic Church -- 1 Early forerunners -- 2 The nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- 3 The importance of the papacy -- 4 The reaction of a lay Catholic traditionalist to Catholic liberals -- 5 ‘Modern’ catholic ideas early in the twenty-first century -- 6 The church and the faithful in the twenty-first century -- 5 Liberal Islam -- 1 What is mainstream Islam? -- 2 Should we rather focus on mainstream Muslims?
3 Is Islam diverse? -- 4 Liberal thinkers in Islam -- 5 Challenging particular situations -- 6 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
ISBN:1351185616