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Is Nothing Sacred?The Non-Realist Philosophy of Religion: Selected Essays$
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Don Cupitt

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780823222032

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823222032.001.0001

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Is Anything Sacred?: Christian Humanism and Christian Nihilism

Is Anything Sacred?: Christian Humanism and Christian Nihilism

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Is Nothing Sacred?

Don Cupitt

Fordham University Press

This chapter suggests that a product of Christianity is the secularism of the modern world and this is indeed a religious phenomenon. The chapter describes that there is a universal sacredness in our life, as Christian humanists continues to establish the great doctrines and use symbols meant to be true of every human being. It cites that just a few people made a glimpse of nihilism and the chapter also states that nihilism represents a great event that made a mark in religion. Also the chapter explains that there is sacredness between Christian art and Christian vocabulary because religious art can now be defined. Through this art, religion became a human function and a mode of human awareness.

Keywords:   Christianity, secularism, religious, sacredness, humanists, doctrines, nihilism

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