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Soteriology and its Imperative for a Dynamic Global Ethic

Palapathwala, Ruwan (2006) Soteriology and its Imperative for a Dynamic Global Ethic. Journal of Globalization for the Common Good. ISSN 1931-8138

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    Abstract

    The cultural milieu that we witness today has emerged from antifoundationalist "movements" such as postmodernism, poststructuralism and postcolonialism. It is also an important stage in the intellectual history of the Western civilization during which it has come to appraise its turbulent experiences – the devastation both in the 20th century as a whole and in the present – to accommodate itself to a future that is being both occasioned and promulgated by advances in technology. To that extent, the prefix "post" in the terms that describe the mood of the present does not indicate a complete break from the past, but rather hints that we are in a process of ongoing transformation and change.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Soteriology, intellectual history, Western civilization, technology, transformation
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): C - Systematic Theology
    Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
    Depositing User: Cate Headey
    Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2011 08:43
    Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 12:39
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/483

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