|Statement||Gregory L. Reece.|
|Series||Religion in philosophy and theology -- 5|
|LC Classifications||B4378.I7 R44 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 175 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||175|
from Part one - Religion and religious studies: the irony of inheritance By Talal Asad; Edited by Robert A. Orsi, Northwestern University, What is to be done about the dangers of religious belief to liberal democracies? Recommend this book. Unintended Irony “This story is not about Mormonism. Neither is it about any other form of religious belief. In it there are many types of people, some believers, some not; some kind, some not. The author disputes any correlation, positive or negative, between the two.”. David’s religious beliefs (situational irony) David is afflicted with the Deviation of telepathy, and yet he also believes in the religion which labels him deviant. David is aware that his power to speak to others through thought-shapes is outside of the definition of the True Image. It seems fair to ask what religious belief is apart from any particular religion. In this case, Egginton is taking his bearings from popular scholar Karen Armstrong. Following Armstrong, Egginton notes that “most if not all the faiths that are widely practiced today originated in what she calls, following Karl Jaspers, the axial age, the time.
His bestseller Religious Illiteracy: What Every American Needs to Know — And Doesn’t underscored, among other things, the remarkable irony that the United States is one of the most. It’s a good thing, then, that God plays a long game. It’s known as “salvation history.” All people should be well-versed in it. George Weigel’s latest book Author: Andrea Picciotti-Bayer. Religious satire is a form of satire targeted at religious beliefs and can take the form of texts, plays, films, and parody. From the earliest times, at least since the plays of Aristophanes, religion has been one of the three primary topics of literary satire, along with politics and sex. Satire which targets the clergy is a type of political satire, while religious satire is that which. Irony (from Ancient Greek εἰρωνεία eirōneía, meaning 'dissimulation, feigned ignorance'), in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case.. Irony can be categorized into different types, including: verbal irony, dramatic irony, and situational irony.