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Emancipatory Outlooks on Religion and Faith

  • Ana Honnacker
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Part of the Studies in Humanism and Atheism book series (SHA)

Abstract

Pragmatic humanism holds a critical attitude toward historic religions, yet it is not anti-religious per se. It aims at a humanist and naturalist reform of religious traditions. Furthermore, the question as to how a humanist stance relates to religious traditions and other systems of belief is crucial for its self-understanding. Is it just a method of criticizing religions, or rather a religion on its own?

Keywords

Religion Worldview Belief Theology Faith Humanism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Honnacker
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  1. 1.Research Institute for Philosophy HannoverHannoverGermany

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