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The Resource A God of one's own : religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone

A God of one's own : religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone

Label
A God of one's own : religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence
Title
A God of one's own
Title remainder
religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence
Statement of responsibility
Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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1944-
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Beck, Ulrich
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Religious tolerance
  • Secularism
  • Peace
  • Violence
  • Individual differences
Label
A God of one's own : religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The Diary of a ̀God of One's Own': Etty Hillesum: An Unsociological Introduction -- Etty Hillesum -- A life of one's own, a room of one's own, a God of one's own -- 2. The Return of the Gods and the Crisis of European Modernity: A Sociological Introduction -- Disagreements between the religions and the civilizing of world society -- Farewell to secularization? -- Secularization-a European special path? -- The paradox of secularization -- The key to the ̀revitalization' of religiosity in Europe is the decoupling of (institutional) religion and (subjective) faith -- The authority principle underlying the revival of faith is the sovereign self -- Pluralization strengthened by the growth of non-Christian religions -- The mass mediatization of religion: The phenomenon of Pope Benedict XVI -- Multiple modernities, multiple forms of secularization -- New forms of coexistence and conflict among the world religions: How are conflicts between world religions to be civilized? -- Ìmagined communities' of a religiously determined global sociality -- The shock of discovering that the European or Western model of modernity is not universal -- How to civilize conflicts among the world religions -- The irony of the unforeseen consequences of the individualization of religion -- The question of the type of tolerance whose goal is not truth but peace -- 3. Tolerance and Violence: The Two Faces of the Religions -- What does ̀religion' mean? -- Religion, religious -- Religion is globalization from the outset -- Key features of religion: Erase boundaries, overcome boundaries, establish boundaries -- Overcoming pre-existing hierarchies and boundaries -- Religious universalism -- The dualism of good and evil -- Three examples: Colonialism, mixed marriages, Catholic cosmopolitanism -- Colonialism -- ̀Be on your guard against mixed marriages!' -- Catholic cosmopolitanism -- How is a separation of powers to be effected in the realm of the absolute? -- Individualization and cosmopolitization: Religion in the framework of reflexive modernization -- The theory of reflexive modernization -- The distinction between cosmopolitization and globalization -- The distinction between cosmopolitanism and universalism as exemplified by the religions -- The distinction between descriptive and normative religious cosmopolitanism -- Cosmopolitan society -- The society of the religions -- The individualization of religion -- The relationship between cosmopolitization and individualization -- Ten core theses -- 4. Heresy or the Invention of a ̀God of One's Own' -- The individualistic misunderstanding of individualization -- Heresy and orthodoxy: Concerning the historical improbability of religious freedom -- On the dialectic of fundamental Christian principles and Christian institutions -- Individualization One: The invention of a God of one's own: Martin Luther -- The Christian critique of heresy: Sebastian Castellio -- John Locke's model of tolerance -- Individualization Two: The welfare state -- Beyond the normal family -- ̀Reflexive individualization' or ̀manipulated individualism' and ànomic privatization' -- Beyond normal religion: The motley assortment of New Religious Movements -- The relationship of religion to anti-modernity, post-modernity and the second modernity -- Anti-modern fundamentalism -- Postmodern religiosity -- Religiosity in the second modernity -- 5. The Irony of Unintended Consequences: How to Civilize Global Religious Conflicts: Five Models -- The individualization of religion and the s̀pirit' of the world society -- The doctrine of the impurity of cultures -- Religion and morality -- Religiously motivated civil resistance: Henry D. Thoreau -- Who are consmopolitanism's cultural others? -- The market model: God's commodity form -- The model of the religiously neutral constitutional state: Jurgen Habermas -- The blueprint for a universal world ethos: Hans Kung -- Methodological conversion: Mahatma Gandhi -- Revolution? -- 6. Peace Instead of Truth? The Futures of the Religions in the World Risk Society -- Introduction: ̀Clash of universalisms' -- Victory of the fundamentalisms or cosmopolitan turn? -- Reflexive fundamentalism -- The rediscovery of unquestioning acceptance -- The totaliarian immediacy of God -- Demonization of believers in other faiths and none -- Transnational networks and operations -- What is meant by the normative cosmopolitanism of the religions? -- The principle of ethnic, national religious tolerance -- The principle of interdenominational religious tolerance -- Sociological change of perspective: Religion as co-builder of modernity -- The ǹationalizing' of religion and the methodological nationalism of the historical sciences -- The ǹationalizing' of God leads to the naturalizing of intolerance and violence -- The methodological nationalism of the historical sciences -- Religious studies and theology -- The social sciences -- Replacing truth with peace: Religion as an agent of modernization in the world risk society -- Peace instead of truth -- Tolerated religion -- Double religion -- The parable of the ring -- God as mediator -- The voices of religion in the global arena or: How are we to civilize civilization?
Control code
ocn619593639
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 231 p.
Isbn
9780745646190
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)619593639
Label
A God of one's own : religion's capacity for peace and potential for violence, Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The Diary of a ̀God of One's Own': Etty Hillesum: An Unsociological Introduction -- Etty Hillesum -- A life of one's own, a room of one's own, a God of one's own -- 2. The Return of the Gods and the Crisis of European Modernity: A Sociological Introduction -- Disagreements between the religions and the civilizing of world society -- Farewell to secularization? -- Secularization-a European special path? -- The paradox of secularization -- The key to the ̀revitalization' of religiosity in Europe is the decoupling of (institutional) religion and (subjective) faith -- The authority principle underlying the revival of faith is the sovereign self -- Pluralization strengthened by the growth of non-Christian religions -- The mass mediatization of religion: The phenomenon of Pope Benedict XVI -- Multiple modernities, multiple forms of secularization -- New forms of coexistence and conflict among the world religions: How are conflicts between world religions to be civilized? -- Ìmagined communities' of a religiously determined global sociality -- The shock of discovering that the European or Western model of modernity is not universal -- How to civilize conflicts among the world religions -- The irony of the unforeseen consequences of the individualization of religion -- The question of the type of tolerance whose goal is not truth but peace -- 3. Tolerance and Violence: The Two Faces of the Religions -- What does ̀religion' mean? -- Religion, religious -- Religion is globalization from the outset -- Key features of religion: Erase boundaries, overcome boundaries, establish boundaries -- Overcoming pre-existing hierarchies and boundaries -- Religious universalism -- The dualism of good and evil -- Three examples: Colonialism, mixed marriages, Catholic cosmopolitanism -- Colonialism -- ̀Be on your guard against mixed marriages!' -- Catholic cosmopolitanism -- How is a separation of powers to be effected in the realm of the absolute? -- Individualization and cosmopolitization: Religion in the framework of reflexive modernization -- The theory of reflexive modernization -- The distinction between cosmopolitization and globalization -- The distinction between cosmopolitanism and universalism as exemplified by the religions -- The distinction between descriptive and normative religious cosmopolitanism -- Cosmopolitan society -- The society of the religions -- The individualization of religion -- The relationship between cosmopolitization and individualization -- Ten core theses -- 4. Heresy or the Invention of a ̀God of One's Own' -- The individualistic misunderstanding of individualization -- Heresy and orthodoxy: Concerning the historical improbability of religious freedom -- On the dialectic of fundamental Christian principles and Christian institutions -- Individualization One: The invention of a God of one's own: Martin Luther -- The Christian critique of heresy: Sebastian Castellio -- John Locke's model of tolerance -- Individualization Two: The welfare state -- Beyond the normal family -- ̀Reflexive individualization' or ̀manipulated individualism' and ànomic privatization' -- Beyond normal religion: The motley assortment of New Religious Movements -- The relationship of religion to anti-modernity, post-modernity and the second modernity -- Anti-modern fundamentalism -- Postmodern religiosity -- Religiosity in the second modernity -- 5. The Irony of Unintended Consequences: How to Civilize Global Religious Conflicts: Five Models -- The individualization of religion and the s̀pirit' of the world society -- The doctrine of the impurity of cultures -- Religion and morality -- Religiously motivated civil resistance: Henry D. Thoreau -- Who are consmopolitanism's cultural others? -- The market model: God's commodity form -- The model of the religiously neutral constitutional state: Jurgen Habermas -- The blueprint for a universal world ethos: Hans Kung -- Methodological conversion: Mahatma Gandhi -- Revolution? -- 6. Peace Instead of Truth? The Futures of the Religions in the World Risk Society -- Introduction: ̀Clash of universalisms' -- Victory of the fundamentalisms or cosmopolitan turn? -- Reflexive fundamentalism -- The rediscovery of unquestioning acceptance -- The totaliarian immediacy of God -- Demonization of believers in other faiths and none -- Transnational networks and operations -- What is meant by the normative cosmopolitanism of the religions? -- The principle of ethnic, national religious tolerance -- The principle of interdenominational religious tolerance -- Sociological change of perspective: Religion as co-builder of modernity -- The ǹationalizing' of religion and the methodological nationalism of the historical sciences -- The ǹationalizing' of God leads to the naturalizing of intolerance and violence -- The methodological nationalism of the historical sciences -- Religious studies and theology -- The social sciences -- Replacing truth with peace: Religion as an agent of modernization in the world risk society -- Peace instead of truth -- Tolerated religion -- Double religion -- The parable of the ring -- God as mediator -- The voices of religion in the global arena or: How are we to civilize civilization?
Control code
ocn619593639
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 231 p.
Isbn
9780745646190
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)619593639

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