Modern Hindu culture : a study on modernization of Hinduism by considering the parallels in modern Christianity

The Christian culture experienced a deep-going change with the uprising of the Civil Society ("Bürgerliche Gesellschaft"), the industrialization of economic production, the urbanization of life-style and the individualiz
The Christian culture experienced a deep-going change with the uprising of the Civil Society ("Bürgerliche Gesellschaft"), the industrialization of economic production, the urbanization of life-style and the individualization of religiosity in the 19th century. The Christian formation of inner- and outer-world in those days became obsolete. From this conflict the civil or modern Christianity origi-nated. In a painful changing process most of the people of this new society have newly interpreted religion, moral and ritual of traditional Christianity and cre-ated to their new conditions of life new institutional forms of transmission and realization of Christian cultural heritage. Under the recourse of the Reformato-rian heritage the modern Christianity developed the religious-moral doctrine: A true Christian is before all a citizen who is living in the midst of the world self-determinate and socially engaged fulfilling all his worldly duties; the modern Christian has to get this motivation for a world-oriented existence on his own responsibility because religion is not restricted anymore. ...
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Author:Edmund Weber
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-48921
URL:http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/irenik/religionskultur.htm
ISSN:1434-5935
Series (Serial Number):Journal of religious culture = Journal für Religionskultur (6)
Publisher:Univ.
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2007/10/09
Year of first Publication:1997
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2007/10/09
HeBIS PPN:191220442
Institutes:Institut für Wissenschaftliche Irenik
Dewey Decimal Classification:200 Religion
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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