Reason, Faith, and Politics: Essays in Honor of Werner J. Dannhauser

Reason Faith and Politics Essays in Honor of Werner J Dannhauser Behind many of the hottest political issues of the current moment abortion stem cell research Intelligent Design Islamic fundamentalism stands a resurgence of the centuries old contest between reli

  • Title: Reason, Faith, and Politics: Essays in Honor of Werner J. Dannhauser
  • Author: Arthur M. Melzer
  • ISBN: 9780739118351
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Behind many of the hottest political issues of the current moment abortion, stem cell research, Intelligent Design, Islamic fundamentalism stands a resurgence of the centuries old contest between religion and the Enlightenment In such circumstances, a volume of essays honoring the thought of Werner J Dannhauser is particularly timely An expert on Nietzsche and JewishBehind many of the hottest political issues of the current moment abortion, stem cell research, Intelligent Design, Islamic fundamentalism stands a resurgence of the centuries old contest between religion and the Enlightenment In such circumstances, a volume of essays honoring the thought of Werner J Dannhauser is particularly timely An expert on Nietzsche and Jewish political thought, Dannhauser s abiding concern was the issue of reason, faith, and politics Does secular rationalism, as promoted by the Enlightenment, provide an adequate basis for moral and political life Or does the modern state ultimately require religious habits and beliefs even while tending to undermine them Is the emergence of the religious right, then, a necessary and salutary phenomenon Or does it pose dangers to our liberal constitution and to minority religious communities, such as Jews and Muslims In short, is Enlightenment rationalism helpful or harmful to social life And is Biblical religion necessary for or in tension with American liberal democracy Questions such as these, which have concerned Dannhauser throughout a long scholarly career, have recently reemerged as front page issues In addressing this theme, the eleven essays comprising the present volume by such scholars as Francis Fukuyama, Walter Berns, Jeremy Rabkin, and Ralph Lerner range widely over Western intellectual history, from classical philosophy and ancient Israel, to the Medieval period and the Renaissance, to Nietzsche, and to contemporary neoconservative thought.

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