The Theological Origins of Liberalism by İSMAİL KURUN

By İSMAİL KURUN

This eye-opening publication bargains a severe survey of the real origins of liberalism. It demanding situations the generally held trust between social scientists that liberalism has built against Christianity. starting with the Protestant Reformation, it illustrates how Christian thinkers reinterpreted Christianity and used a suite of indemonstrable biblical presuppositions from their reinterpretations to strengthen the 1st liberal principles, beginning a procedure that culminates within the start of the 1st liberal political conception within the writings of a religious Christian thinker, John Locke. 
Foreworded by way of Michael A. Gillespie, the writer of The Theological Origins of Modernity, this booklet explains how the Protestant Reformation, covenant theology, anti-trinitarianism and medieval Christian average legislations theories shaped the rules of liberalism. hence, the principal declare of this publication is that liberalism is healthier understood as a thorough reinterpretation of Christianity that emerged within the post-Reformation and early glossy interval. As a logical end result of showing the hitherto as a rule ignored roots of liberalism, it will definitely proposes legally pluralist liberal political concept is how to continue human dignity and peace in ultra-modern more and more multi-religious societies.

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