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myth of religious neutrality

an essay on the hidden role of religious belief in theories

by Roy A. Clouser

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science.,
  • Science -- Theory reduction.,
  • Philosophy and religion.,
  • Theory (Philosophy),
  • Reductionism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRoy A. Clouser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .C554 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 330 p. ;
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889300M
    ISBN 10026801390X
    LC Control Number90050928

    That three-prong test articulated by the Supreme Court in Lemon v. Kurtzman () is used by the high court and other federal courts to determine whether government has violated the First Amendment principle of church-state though the word neutrality does not appear in the Lemon test, many scholars and judges have interpreted the test’s commands to . The myth of religious neutrality: an essay on the hidden role of religious belief in theories. [Roy A Clouser] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n .

    Some people say that government needs to be neutral when it comes to religion. The idea of religious neutrality is a myth. There is no way to be neutral when it comes to God. History reveals that turning away from the true God always results in the embracing and elevation of false gods. It certainly did with Israel. In Hosea God reminded the Israelites that turning . The Myth of Religious Neutrality University of Notre Dame Press Society for the Scientific Study of Religion November 8th, Washington D.C What relevance has a discussion of The Myth of Religious Neutrality to the “scientific study of religion”? On first appearances Clouser’s discussion could be read to mean an.

      Recorded 25 April at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC. Roy Clouser is professor emeritus of.   Roy A Clouser, The Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories, rev. ed. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, ), Hugh Gauch, Jr., “Public Presuppositions for Christian Apologetics,” Philosophia Chri 1 (): –


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This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the : Roy A. Clouser. In "Dissing God: The Myth of Religious Neutrality in a Secular Progressive Culture" Wallace Auser urges the reader to explore the two prevalent perceptions of reality and how these impact the laws, ethics, justice, and morality of our culture/5(3).

Book Abstract Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, The Myth of Religious Neutrality offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy.

Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, The Myth of Religious Neutrality offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy. This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the author.

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The Myth of Religious Neutrality, Revised Edition: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories Paperback – May 15 by Roy A. Clouser (Author)/5(7). One of the most pernicious and evil myths to plague the human race is the myth of neutrality.

It is a product of atheism and anti-Christianity, because it presupposes a cosmos of uncreated and meaningless factuality, of brute or meaningless facts. Synopsis. Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, 'The Myth of Religious Neutrality' offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy.

This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the author/5(3). It is, quite simply, a myth. Clouser begins with a thorough examination of the meaning of religion, concluding that religious belief is belief in that which is unconditional, non-dependent reality--in other words, belief in that which is divine.

For Christians this means belief in the Creator God, the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jesus Christ. The Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories, Revised Edition by Roy A.

Clouser and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Description. Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, The Myth of Religious Neutrality offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy.

This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the author. The Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories, Revised Edition avg rating — 55 ratings — published — 7 editions/5. The Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories.

In the history of twentieth-century christian thought, says Clouser, the great unread and unconsidered contributor is Herman Dooyeweerd ().

The Myth of Religious Neutrality, Clouser almost appears at times to want to argue his readers into the kingdom. Still, the book is strong.

Those who teach will recognize Clouser's classroom experience throughout the book. His illustrations creep up and surprise the reader, usually pleasantly, and they always work toAuthor: Ken Badley, Harry Fernhout.

I've now reached the end of Roy Clouser's book, The Myth of Religious Neutrality. Normal service will now resume, with long periods of silence punctuated by assorted trivia, pictures, videos, and other musings. But just in case you want to read it all over again, here's an index to my posts on the respective chapters, written as one very long sentence: All of life is religious.

The Myth of Religious Neutrality is a very, very important book and I would think it would be on the lips of college faculty, grad students, and sharp undergrads everywhere, especially those in the sciences. I think it is nearly professional malpractice for scholars to not understand a little about the role of faith and theories, about what Berger calls “the social construction of reality” and.

For the secularist, neutrality is the absence of religion. We saw “religious neutrality” in action when school districts refused to allow any mention of Christmas. He writes further: “You do not know where I stand on abortion or any other religious topic, so you might want to pause before stating what you believe I believe.” This is a.

historiographical account of how this dogma of religious neutrality could have come to have such a strong hold upon the scientific enterprise of western society.

But Clouser's use of the term in this book keeps to the analytic, rather than the historical, side of the modern equation in Size: KB. —Religious Studies. Written for undergraduates, the educated layperson, and scholars in fields other than philosophy, The Myth of Religious Neutrality offers a radical reinterpretation of the general relations between religion, science, and philosophy.

This new edition has been completely revised and updated by the author.Roy Clouser wrote The Myth of Religious Neutrality where he contextualized Herman Dooyeweerd's philosophy into the general audience of American academic dialogue at the College of New Jersey.

Bruce C Wearne (BA, MSocSci, PhD), Member, Editorial Board, The American Sociologist wrote,Alma mater: Gordon College (B.A.), Reformed .The Myth Of The Myth Of Religious Neutrality Now and then I read a book that goes against my own beliefs, in an attempt to not getting stuck in these beliefs.

My experience is that this practice stimulates my thinking more than reading just another book that is in line with those beliefs and hence gives me pleasant feelings only.