Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion

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Two of the worlds great contemporary thinkers - theologian and churchman Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, and Jürgen Habermas, philosopher and Neo-Marxist social critic - discuss and debate aspects of secularization, and the role of reason and religion in a free society. These insightful essays are the result of a remarkable dialogue between the two men, sponsored by the Catholic Academy of Bavaria, a little over a year before Joseph Ratzinger was elected pope.
 

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The justification of the secular constitutional state on the basis of the sources of practical reason
24
How is the solidarity of the citizens of the state reproduced?
29
When the societal bond breaks
35
Excursus
40
Secularization as a twofold and complementary learning process
43
How should believing and unbelieving citizens treat one another?
48
The Prepolitical Moral Foundations of a Free State
53
Power and law
58
New forms of power and new questions about how these are to be mastered
62
Presuppositions of the law Law nature reason
67
The intercultural dimension and its consequences
73
Conclusions
77
THE AUTHORS OF THIS BOOK
81
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Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, former professor of dogmatic and fundamental theology at the universities of Bonn, Munster, Tubingen, and Regensburg Jurgen Habermas has been a professor of philosophy at the universities of Heidelberg and Johann Wolfgang Goethe in Frankfurt am Main

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