Tagged: Secularization

Jürgen Habermas: postsecular world?

In the following interview, the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas speculates about the end of secularization in the West. The background for this idea of post-secularism is the Islamic challenge to the West, as it erupted in the events after September 2011. The interview was conducted by Eduardo Mendieta, translated by Matthias Fritsch, and is quoted from the website “Immanent Frame: Secularism, Religion, and the Public Sphere.” A postsecular world society?: an interview with Jürgen Habermas EM: Over the last couple of years you have been working on the question of religion from a series of perspectives: philosophical, political, sociological, moral,...