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The Reflection of Modem Secularization and of the Crisis of Theology in Slovakia

(Original title: Ohlas novovekej sekularizácie a krízy teológie na Slovensku)
Filozofia, 53 (1998), 5, 269-285.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The Christian, and especially the Lutheran theological thought has changed dramatically after the World War II. The notion of the God of the Bible became more "democratic", the most important, however, were the efforts of theology in solving the problems of everyday life. These developments gave rise to the ecumenic movement, while the need of world peace has been justified and many social, racial, moral and ecological issues have been approached. These developments became (and still are) reflected also in Slovakia in so called "theology facing the life". Many of its chief representatives derive also from philosophy. This philosophical influence is most obvious in the works of its most original representative Karol Nandrásky, whose theology faced up to the life in the best sense.

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