Political Ethics between Biblical Ethics and the Mythology of the Death of God
Frunza, Sandu, Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies
Abstract: The text discusses the importance of religion as a symbolic construct which derives from fundamental human needs. At the same time, religious symbolism can function as an explanation for the major crises existent in the lives of individuals or their communities, even if they live in a democratic or a totalitarian system. Its presence is facilitated by the assumption of the biographical element existent in the philosophical and theological reflection and its extrapolation in a biography which concerns the communities and its governmental resorts. It is in this context that we discuss the way in which the myth concerning the death of God can influence the formation of political …
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Publication information: Article title: Political Ethics between Biblical Ethics and the Mythology of the Death of God. Contributors: Frunza, Sandu - Author. Journal title: Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies. Volume: 11. Issue: 33 Publication date: Winter 2012. Page number: 206+. © SACRI The Academic Society for the Research of Religions and Ideologies Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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