Why Do Religious Forms Matter? Reflections on Materialism, Toleration, and Public Reason

In Why Do Religious Forms Matter?, Pooyan Tamimi Arab reflects on the Early Modern roots and contemporary relevance of a materialist perspective on the politics of religious diversity. Taking as a starting point the insight that religions manifest in myriad sensible forms—in architecture, in images,...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tamimi Arab, Pooyan
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction: What Is a Religious Form?
  • Chapter 2: Spinoza: Arch-Father of the Material-Religion Approach
  • Chapter 3: Locke: Equal Rights to Toleration Today
  • Chapter 4: Rawls: Religious Forms and Public Reason
  • Chapter 5: Coda: Why Abstraction Matters