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History is on our side, a contribution to political religion and scientific faith

Joseph Needham

History is on our side, a contribution to political religion and scientific faith

by Joseph Needham

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph Needham, F.R.S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH31.N4 A3 1947
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6511036M
LC Control Number47002072
OCLC/WorldCa1336968

  1. Historical Background and Introduction. Religion, medicine, and healthcare have been related in one way or another in all population groups since the beginning of recorded history [].Only in recent times have these systems of healing been separated, and this separation has occurred largely in highly developed nations; in many developing countries, there is little Cited by: Note: While the principles staked out in “12 Rules for Mixing Religion and Politics” are enduring, information on the legal landscape and the scope of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is out of date since the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, which in our opinion dramatically misinterpreted RFRA in ways that could cause far-reaching harms.

Religion and Politics examines the continuing importance at both the theoretical and empirical levels of religion for social and political life. More specifically, the field explores how religious beliefs, practices and institutions affect social, economic and political behavior and how political and economic structures and institutions affect the practice of religion. politics concerning the role of religion in public life, the privatization of religion in domestic politics, the benefits of religion for civil society, as well as the impact of Vatican II. The last section of the book turns to global issues. It analyzes Christian ethics during the Cold War and the role ofCited by: 3.

The ‘political religion’ of fascism alluded to by Goldberg in the first sentence is thus integral to the destruction of liberalism and the inauguration of a national, political, social, and temporal revolution which is incomparably more radical and permanent than in any democratic system with its imposed limited terms of administration and.   "Carefully researched, strongly argued, originally conceived, and very well executed, this book is a vital contribution on a subject of immense religious, political, and environmental importance. It's also a great read."—Roger S. Gottlieb, author of A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and our Planet's Future.


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All the essays probe the meaning of words commonly—but often inappropriately—used in the discussion of political life. His contribution to the history of the philosophy of science was mainly in the field of physics, but his ideas had some wider appeal. Duhem was a devout Catholic, and attempted to make a distinction between science and religion, arguing that .The Politics and Religion Journal welcomes a broad spectrum of views and opinions.

The true contribution to our scientific discipline is the sole criteria that editors use to select texts, meaning that truth will not be sacrificed on the altar of political correctness.

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