humanism


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Synonyms for humanism

the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare

the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason

the cultural movement of the Renaissance

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Liberal religionists might come to realize they often have more in common with secular humanism than with traditional religion.
So it is no stretch to claim humanism was born in our Spokane congregation.
Beginning with the "General Introduction" and reiterating the point in the introductions to each chapter, King reminds the reader that Renaissance humanism is grounded in the study of Greek and Latin classics.
The Ohrid Academy of Humanism introduced this award in 2007, presenting it to outstanding persons from world art according to the tradition of St.
The driving force of this testimony is Christian humanism as "critical humanism," which "arises out of the Christian gospel, challenging the dehumanizing powers of the world, whether secular or religious, in the interests of human well-being" (18).
Still, the problem of humanism needs to be worked out before theological grounds for a renewed Christian humanism can be claimed.
The pounds 10 cost includes lunch and a copy of the book Modern Humanism - Living Without Religion by Neil Jenkins.
Though acknowledging that humanism and modernism are in dire need of defense, Sicari (English, St.
As the only Gold Humanism Honor Society in the state of West Virginia, we have taken our charge to promote humanistic qualities in healthcare professionals quite seriously," Norman D.
The first part of the book consists of a series of essays on European and Iberian humanism.
Focusing on the philosophy of humanism as a replacement for religion, it seeks to give parents advice for teaching their children morality and ethics their own way.
THE PASSIONATE INTELLECT: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University Education by Norman Klassen and Jens Zimmerman.
Kurt Vonnegut's Crusade; Or, How a Postmodern Harlequin Preached a New Kind of Humanism (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2006).
The second and third parts, which comprise the bulk of their book, recount the story of humanism from its holistic medieval beginnings to its postmodern fragmentation.
Behaviorism is quite formal and rigid as compared to humanism.