[Charles] Taylor offers an invaluable map of how the modern religious-secular divide came into being. He concludes that modern Western secularism has its roots in Christian theology and that secularism and Christianity reveal a common ancestry in their shared commitment to human rights—a commitment that does not follow from atheism as such.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Koppelman: "The religious roots of modern secularism"
You can see Andrew Koppelman inform us on this here. A taste: