Relativism Vs Secularism

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Moreover, the outcome of the relativism of the faith was the relativism of behavior. When rock solid mores, moral absolutes, give way to relativism, you end up with twentieth-century situation ethics, where morality is dictated by the situation and the subject. Also out of relativism came twentieth-century world-come-of age theology, where the secularity of the world is celebrated. University professors can debate whether relativism is relative, but when wrong becomes right people become confused and disillusioned. 6 One the greatest contributor to secularism was Darwin and his theory of evolution. The society moved fast to rely in mathematics and science and soon the norm of living became to trust only in what can be observe and test. Therefore,…show more content…
Also out of relativism came twentieth-century world-come-of age theology, where the secularity of the world is celebrated. University professors can debate whether relativism is relative, but when wrong becomes right people become confused and disillusioned. 6 One the greatest contributor to secularism was Darwin and his theory of evolution. The society moved fast to rely in mathematics and science and soon the norm of living became to trust only in what can be observe and test. Therefore, Darwinian Evolution and the scientific method set the standard for scientific research and the Bible was removed from the classrooms. Consequently, during the nineteenth century the influence of revived orthodoxy and pietism were the first to be mock and ignore by universities and philosophers. Although, during the eighteenth century the church was doing fine and was focused in building systems of belief and piety that found committed followers, certainly the Enlightenment and its ideologies of rationalism and relativism destroyed Christian’s
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