Religion and Rationality: Essays on Reason, God and by Jürgen Habermas,Eduardo Mendieta

By Jürgen Habermas,Eduardo Mendieta

this significant new quantity brings jointly Habermas' key writing on faith and spiritual trust. Habermas explores the family members among Christian and Jewish idea, at the one hand, and the Western philosophical culture at the different. In so doing, he examines more than a few vital figures, together with Benjamin, Heidegger, Johann Baptist Metz and Gershom Scholem.

In a brand new advent written particularly for this quantity, Eduardo Mendieta areas Habermas' engagement with faith within the context of his paintings as a complete. Mendieta additionally discusses Habermas' writings with regards to Jewish Messianism and the Frankfurt tuition, exhibiting how the essays in Religion and Rationality, considered one of that is translated into English for the 1st time, foreground a huge, but frequently overlooked, size of severe idea. the quantity concludes with an unique prolonged interview, additionally in English for the 1st time, during which Habermas develops his present perspectives on faith in sleek society.

This e-book may be of serious curiosity to scholars and students in theology, non secular reviews and philosophy, in addition to to all these already accustomed to Habermas' work.

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