‘According to this view, Medieval religion, pervading or encompassing other categories, is nevertheless analytically identifiable. It is this face that makes it possible to say that religion has the same essence today as it has in the Middle Ages, although it’s social extension and function were different in two epochs. 704 more words
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“… Thoughtful Christians will concede that, although theology has an essential function, theological discourse does not necessarily induce religious dispositions, and that, conversely, having religious dispositions does not necessarily depend on a clear-cut conception of the cosmic framework on the part of the religious actor.
Chapter 5: Removing Some Speech Impediments – From an Ethnography of the Moderns to the Ontology of Networks
Author: John W. Wright, Point Loma Nazarene University
So far in An Inquiry into Modes of Existence, Latour has thickened a program found in much of his previous writings. 3,541 more words