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Rationale Schiiten Markus Wachowski

Rationale Schiiten

Markus Wachowski

Published July 30th 2012
ISBN : 9786613940827
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320 pages
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Rationalism is a cornerstone of the modern Occidents conception of itself. However, as shown by the post-colonial reading of the term found in Max Webers comparative studies of religion, the concept of rationalism is also an instrument forMoreRationalism is a cornerstone of the modern Occidents conception of itself. However, as shown by the post-colonial reading of the term found in Max Webers comparative studies of religion, the concept of rationalism is also an instrument for hierarchization and essentialization when religions and cultures are placed in comparison. Rationalism is by no means the privilege of modern Western civilization, as shown by this study on the theological history of Ismailism. The studys decolonized perspective concerning the rationality of religious conceptions of the world furnishes a new approach for the historical comparison of religions.