Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation Hardback

Essays in Reformational Philosophy

by Lambert Zuidervaart;


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Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation

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Reformational philosophy rests on the ideas of nineteenth-century educator, church leader, and politician Abraham Kuyper, and it emerged in the early twentieth century among Reformed Protestant thinkers in the Netherlands. Combining comprehensive criticisms of Western philosophy with robust proposals for a just society, it calls on members of religious communities to transform harmful cultural practices, social institutions, and societal structures. Well known for his work in aesthetics and critical theory, Lambert Zuidervaart is a leading figure in contemporary reformational philosophy. In Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation the first of two volumes of original essays from the past thirty years he forges new interpretations of art, politics, rationality, religion, science, and truth. In dialogue with modern and contemporary philosophers, among them Immanuel Kant, G.F.H Hegel, Martin Heidegger, Theodor Adorno, Jurgen Habermas, and reformational thinkers such as Herman Dooyeweerd, Dirk Vollenhoven, and Hendrik Hart, Zuidervaart explains and expands on reformational philosophy s central themes. This interdisciplinary collection offers a normative critique of societal evil, a holistic and pluralist conception of truth, and a call for both religion and science to serve the common good. Illustrating the connections between philosophy, religion, and culture, and daring to think outside the box, Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation gives a voice to hope in a climate of despair."

Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation by Lambert Zuidervaart was published by McGill-Queen's University Press in April 2016. The ISBN for Religion, Truth, and Social Transformation is 9780773547087.

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Page last updated 7th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherMcGill-Queen's University Press (April 2016)
Number of Pages456
Thickness30 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780773547087
ISBN-100773547088
Product Code4450852
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