The Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion [Joseph Ratzinger, Jürgen Habermas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Two of . Habermas warns about external threats to secular society. Once citizens act in My Take on the Habermas/Ratzinger Debate. It is surprising to. The debate – which later became a book, published in various languages Both Habermas and Ratzinger –like Böckenförde before them.

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Especially that Ratzinger convinced Habermas of the The transcript of the ratzingger instead reveals the strange spectacle of philosopher and cardinal bending over backwards to accommodate each other.

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The Cardinal invariably comes through as a top class thinker. Login with your subscriber account:. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. For him, the intrinsic link between Biblical faith and Greek inquiry is only half of the issue: It suggests the possibility of a civic pride purged of history.

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His antagonist, Cardinal Ratzinger, came to prominence as an enforcer of doctrinal orthodoxy throughout the Catholic church. It is a great argument for a rational approach to the adoption of any belief system.

And this in turn demands some kind of reconciliation with its own religious inheritance. B] — Consensus might be based on a utopic projection, and the simple image of a future new world might be used to formulate new laws — for instance marxism.


A Decade Later: Lessons from the Habermas and Ratzinger Debate

Click to learn more about these interests and how we use your data. We in Britain have much to learn from these two old men in Bavaria.

Added spring Benedict has retired. The debate took place in at the Katholischen Akademie in Bayern. Share with friends Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email.

Although his position does not rest upon theological premises, he acknowledges its debt to the Rahzinger view of life as a divine gift, immune to human manipulation. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Useful links Terrence J.

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Nussbaum’s Love’s Knowledge Reading Group Ian Boxall Lattey Lecture Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Prospect subscribers have full access to all the great content on our website, including our entire archive. What are the foundations on which we live?

Although he reaches out toward the possibility of such, one can tell that his thought is much more centered upon the self-referential rationality from which the ongoing nature of the state springs. Admiring the persistence you put into your blog and detailed information you present. Habermas’ views on the place of secular democratic constitutions is particularly helpful.

I think, moreover, that such a reflection may permit us to clarify further the decisive point of the reflection that aims at rising up to God from the intelligibility of the universe. It would follow that law is whatever succeeds in imposing itself hqbermas law — for instance fascism.


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And this view of nature has—as Ratzinger himself admits—long since fallen victim to evolutionary theory. I am Magazine habefmas Newsletter subscriber. This paper is now available online. The dialogue, implicit and explicit, between these two luminary philosophers, teaches us how the believer and non believer can and ought to learn from each other if we want to salvage reason, faith, and the fate of civilizations.

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Contact us Postal Address: The Cardinal speaks about the modern world. Instead of offering a scholastic consideration of natural law, Ratzinger merely points toward the necessity of dialogue in which the rstzinger parties will find those unifying points which are ultimately pre-political. If faith is more important than the Law, is the Law not most sacred? Habermas’ speech considers the possibility of there being a weight to those precursors to the constitution.

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