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Worldview of Religious Fundamentalism

Author(s): Dražen Pavlica
Subject(s): Sociology of Religion
Published by: Sociološko naučno društvo Srbije
Keywords: fundamentalism; hermeneutics; identity; tanatoarchia; philosophy of history

Summary/Abstract: This paper deals with analysis of central elements that worldview of religious fundamentalismcontains. Introduction offers general indicationson essenceof fundamentalism. In further exposition we pay attention to determinative parts of it. In the first place, we want to comprehend the patterns of holy scripts interpretation that fundamentalists use. Further, we ask ourselves how they construct their own identity as well as identity of other, as well as, in what sort of politics do they swear in? What kind of relation towards death fundamentalists have? Also, what kind of concept of historical coursedo they offer? At the end, we endeavor to reach antropologic basis of fundamentalism as such.

  • Issue Year: 58/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 389-409
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Serbian