Marsilius of Padua on Religion - Dictionary of Arguments
Höffe I 181
Religion/Marsilius/Höffe: Despite his sharp papal criticism Marsilius remains attached to religion, in his case to Christianity. >Papacy/Marsilius.
But [Marsilius] clearly distinguishes (...) between the legitimate priestly functions in this world and the illegitimate functions for this world. >Church/Marsilius, >Governance/Marsilius.
Even the religious norms responsible for life in the hereafter can only be transformed by worldly power into valid laws and enforced by force.
Insight: As an epistemological and philosophical follower of the outstanding Islamic thinker Averroes
Höffe I 182
Marsilius denies that future life or religious norms can be proven. Cf. >Averroes/Höffe, >Politics/Averroes._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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