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Is Anything Sacred?: Christian Humanism and Christian Nihilism

Don Cupitt

in Is Nothing Sacred?

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780823222032
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235322 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823222032.003.0005

Series: Perspectives in Continental Philosophy

Is Anything Sacred?: Christian Humanism and Christian Nihilism

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This chapter suggests that a product of Christianity is the secularism of the modern world and this is indeed a religious phenomenon. The chapter describes that there is a universal sacredness in our life, as Christian humanists continues to establish the great doctrines and use symbols meant to be true of every human being. It cites that just a few people made a glimpse of nihilism and the chapter also states that nihilism represents a great event that made a mark in religion. Also the chapter explains that there is sacredness between Christian art and Christian vocabulary because religious art can now be defined. Through this art, religion became a human function and a mode of human awareness.

Keywords: Christianity; secularism; religious; sacredness; humanists; doctrines; nihilism

Chapter.  4601 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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