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Janez Juhant, Bojan Zalec (Eds.)
The Uneasy Gift of Interdependence
Reihe: Theology East - West / Theologie Ost - West
Bd. 13, 2008, 288 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-8258-1692-6
Through globalization humanity is becoming more and more mutually dependent and even united, but at the same time the multidimensional differences and gaps between us are appearing as a challenge to this connectedness. "No one can live only on food." (Lk 4, 4) are words that clearly witness that the connective tissue of humanity can't be only of economical and political nature. Also the pasture the media offer to people is too often just an instrument of the owners and not the fulfilment of media's proper function to cultivate and spread (capacity for knowing) the truth. At one hand the interweaving of ideological streams is (mis)used by new gurus for taking the possession of control. At the other hand the representatives of established religions and value systems are searching for formulas for a successful competition on the global market. What are then the possibilities and ways of survival, well-being and life worth of human person in the contemporary increasingly complex condition? This question is from various scientific aspects and different (religious) horizons reflected upon in our book. Janez Juhant & Bojan Zalec, the editors
Janez Juhant ist Professor für Philosophie an der Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Ljubljana und Vorstand des Lehrstuhles. Sein Arbeitsschwerpunkt liegt auf ethischen Fragestellung, die sich für Menschen der Postmoderne ergeben.