Institute of Sociology
of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Volzhin S.V. The Sublime and Violence. An Ethos of the Sublime in the Works of M. Luther and I. Kant. Christian reading, 2017, Issue 4, pp. 327-343.



Volzhin S.V. The Sublime and Violence. An Ethos of the Sublime in the Works of M. Luther and I. Kant. Christian reading, 2017, Issue 4, pp. 327-343.
ISSN 1814-5574
DOI

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Abstract

The author of this article studies the formation of the conceptual core of the theology of the cross (Teologia crucis) ofMartin Lutherand the genesis of hisReformationtheology using the example of Luthers early (1517-1519) criticism ofAristotlesethics. Te philosophical reconstruction of the main strategies of conceptualizing the sublime in modern western philosophy, and the structural analysis of Kantstheory of the sublime, are intended to show the moral and practical status and function of the idea ofhumility(devotio, humilitas) in theaestheticsof the sublime of I. Kant and in the theology of the cross ofMartin Luther