Tag: Pluralism

The Invention of Liberalism
Religion and Politics

The Invention of Liberalism

Liberalism has recently become a shibboleth for everything that is wrong with our present age, with critics in the in the academy and the media as well as the political establishment. For the global Left, the term “liberalism” has become a kind of shorthand used to identify everything from the evils of the contemporary incarceration…

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Must Orthodoxy Be a Barrier to Liberal Democracy?
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and Politics

Must Orthodoxy Be a Barrier to Liberal Democracy? The Case of Serbia 1903-1914

It is obvious that the fall of communism made the Orthodox face issues regarding democratic secularism. By secularism, I mean not the decline-of-religion meaning, which has been completely discredited, but secularism understood as pluralism, according to Aristotle Papanikolaou, as he defined it recently at his keynote lecture, “A Christian Secularism,” at the conference, “Religion in…

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Holy and Great Council, Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and Science

The Mission of the Church in an Age of Modern Science and Pluralism

This essay was sponsored by the Orthodox Theological Society in America’s Special Project on the Holy and Great Council and published by the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University. The document, “Mission of the Church in the World,” was released in preparation for the upcoming Holy and Great Council to be held in June…

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