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Secular humanism, threat and challenge

by Robert Webber

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Published by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Secularism -- United States,
    • Humanism,
    • Church and the world,
    • United States -- Moral conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 135-137.

      StatementRobert E. Webber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2747.8 .W42 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination137 p. :
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3488640M
      ISBN 100310366704
      LC Control Number82008320

      However, blasphemy legislation has more than a symbolic impact; it represents a threat to one of the cornerstones of liberal democracies: freedom of expression. Further afield, it also weakens Europe’s standing when supporting the victims of harsh legislation abroad. The largest difference is obviously that secular humanism is a philosophy, while Christianity is a dogmatic religion. Secular humanism focuses upon humans for cultivating morality; Christianity teaches that God is responsible for man's morality and free will.

        Secular humanism, although it is not a religion, is still more complex than one statement of belief or disbelief. It is common among religious sects to view secular humanism as a synonym for atheism but without the negative connotation. While secular humanism is closely tied to atheism and agnosticism, it transcends both of them. › Find signed collectible books: 'Secular humanism, threat and challenge' More editions of Secular humanism, threat and challenge: Secular humanism, threat and challenge: ISBN ().

      In Defense of Secular Humanism is a volume of collected essays by one of the leading exponents of secular humanism. It is a closely reasoned defense of one of the most venerable ethical, scientific and philosophical traditions within Western civilization. Book number 3 is by the humanist philosopher that you mentioned—Richard Norman—and it’s called On Humanism. Is this the book to read if you want to understand what it is? It is. It would have been easy to give you a list of five books about humanism but humanism is about life, not about humanism. Still, I think it’s only right to have.


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Secular humanism, threat and challenge by Webber, Robert. Publication date Topics Secularism, Humanism, Church and the world Publisher Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan CollectionPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webber, Robert.

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Webber and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Some rationale that claims the whole climate change scenario is really just a satanic plot, concocted by liberal secular humanists to trick the world into thinking that the glaciers have been melting for twice as long as the Bible says the Earth has been around.” ― Diogenes of Mayberry, Manifest Insanity.

Secular humanism, however, diminishes the value of human life in society through abortion and other means, despite claims to the opposite. Two philosophical mistakes cause this contradiction. First, secular humanists believe that mankind is the product of strictly naturalistic processes (see Colley.

Secular Humanism is an attempt to function as a civilized society with the exclusion of God and His moral principles. During the last several decades, Humanists have been very successful in propagating their beliefs.

Their primary approach is to target the youth through the public school system. Humanist Charles F. Potter writes, "Education is. Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.

The lifestance of Humanism—guided by reason, inspired by compassion, and informed by experience—encourages us to live life well and fully. It evolved through the ages. After reviewing the “The Affirmations of Humanism: A Statement of Principles,” which appears in many issues of Free Inquiry, one might consider the following as an accurate paraphrase: “In addition to the commitment to a number of basic values, hard knowledge, and rational calculation.

“SECULAR humanism has become the religion of America,” says television evangelist Jerry Falwell. “We must remove all humanists from public office and replace them with pro-moral political leaders” warns preacher Tim LaHaye, who has written a book about ‘the humanist threat.’.

I N Januarythe Home Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) broadcast two talks (and a third discussion programme) by Margaret Knight, a lecturer in Psychology at the University of Aberdeen, in which she argued that scientific humanism, founded on atheism, would be better for children than Christian teaching.

Though Bertrand Russell had made the first full broadcast Cited by: 6. Secular humanism is a philosophy or life stance that embraces human reason, secular ethics, and philosophical naturalism while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, and superstition as the basis of morality and decision making.

Secular humanism posits that human beings are capable. Secular humanism has its own meetings, its own "clergy" of spokesmen, its own "creed" called The Humanist Manifesto, and its own goals toward which it desires all of humanity to work.

Because of its cohesive world view and strong threat to biblical Christianity, it needs to be examined and answered in this book. Secular humanism is, as its name suggests, non-theistic. The philosophy that humans are the basic measure of everything has its roots in the rational thinking of classical Greece and the teachings of Socrates and Plato.

Secular humanism values science, reason, evidence and human intelligence and accepts the theory of evolution. Secular Humanists have developed a comprehensive view on various issues, including the nature of man, moral values, the role of the state, plus other areas.

Over the past 75 years, Secular Humanists have exerted significance influence over a wide range of culture shaping arenas, including education, the media (TV, advertising, and mainstream news outlets), film, music.

(Originally written December 3, in Book 1) Secular Humanism: Threat & Challenge Robert E. Webber Chapter 4 - The Playboy Men. Christian. or Secular Humanist. We live in a day when there is a great war going on in the society in which we live.

There are many battlefronts and aspects to the war, but the primary war in our day is between Christianity and secular humanism. Secular humanism is a religion and a philosophy of life which views man as the supreme being of the.

The Humanist Threat presents hardhitting essays by four knowledgeable Christian leaders revealing the true character and methods of secular humanism from a biblical perspective.

It is a rousing call for Christians to "cast off the works of darkness" and "put on the armour of light."--Back cover. Is secular humanism reasonable? To answer the question, a summary of secular humanism must first be given. Summary of Secular Humanism.

Secular humanism is a worldview held by atheists and/or agnostics that promotes the human above all things.a site devoted to secular humanism, defines secular humanism as the following.

"Secular humanism is a lifestance, or what Council for Secular Humanism founder Paul Kurtz has termed a eupraxsophy: a body of principles suitable for orienting a complete human life.

As a secular.America’s Secular Challenge. The Rise of a New National Religion. By Herbert London. In this timely and wide-ranging book, one of America’s leading public intellectuals explores the rise of radical secular humanism as a religious experience. London shows that while secular humanism has it’s saints, sinners, and even its quasi-religious.