“I want just to offer a few opinions, on the basis of no expertise whatever, for those who have already lost their religious beliefs, or who may be losing them, or fear that they will lose their beliefs, about how it is possible to live without God. First, a warning: we had better beware of … Continue reading Should we get out of the habit of worshiping anything?
Religion after atheism
After atheism can religion be rebuilt? For philosopher Paul Ricoeur, religion after atheism must be built on the hermeneutics of suspicion, that is to say, it is concerned with the suspicion that enables 'doing away with idols' but also the hope that comes from 'paying attention to symbols'. Of Marx, Nietzsche and Freud, whom he … Continue reading Religion after atheism