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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
1. Is it a science?
2. Objective of sociology
3. Methods of sociology
4. Origin of sociology
5. The founding fathers
6. Characteristics of primitive approaches
7. Sociology in the 21st century
8. Is the human being sociable?
9. The process of socialization
10. Social structure, status and role
11. Family and State
12. Values and norms
13. Social classes
14. Social conflict
15. Social change
17. Sociology and Christianity
18. From utopia to social myth
TEN MY KEY MYTHS OF MODERNITY
1. NICOLÁS MAQUIAVELO (1469-1527):
The myth of the new prince
– Looking for good through evil
-A myth that is still alive
-Maquiavelo in the light of the Gospel
2. RENÉ DESCARTES (1596-1650):
The myth of reason
-Life of adventure in pursuit of the truth
-If you do not doubt is because you do not exist
-From Cartesian pride to Newton's humility
-Spectacle of Reason and confidence in Feeling
-The Revelation beyond reason
3. THOMAS HOBBES (1588-1679):
The myth of the social contract
-Long and prolific existence
-In the beginning … was the war
– Disadvantages of the Hobbes doctrine
-Biblical reflections on the social contract
4. JOHN LOCKE (1632-1704):
The myth of private property
-Between politics and religion
-The selfishness of accumulating as an end in itself
-Private property in the Old Testament
-Jesus and material goods
5. JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712-1778):
The myth of the guilty society
-The man who lived in discrepancy with his ideas
-The journey of natural goodness to social corruption
-Where does evil have its nest?
6. GEORG W.F. HEGEL (1770-1831):
The myth of revolutions
-In struggle with the enigma of the world
– Does God use human selfishness to achieve his end?
-The conception of time in the Bible
– Is God responsible for the story?
7. AUGUSTE COMTE (1798-1857):
The myth of the three states of humanity
-The turbulent life of an atheist thinker
-The Science that killed God to invent Religion
-Despite Comte, the religious enjoys good health
-When Jesus returns, will he find faith on earth?
8. CHARLES R. DARWIN (1809-1882):
The myth of evolutionism
-A trip that changed the world
-The skeleton of the transforming myth
-When biology becomes sociology
– Is Darwinism a pseudoscience?
-Not a biological theory but metaphysics
-Impossibility of spontaneous generation of life
– Could the eye be produced by evolution?
-The domestic races and the "fact" of evolution
– bat or horse leg
-Flowers that deceive butterflies
– Is adultery written in the genes?
-The mystery of the missing links
-The embryos talk about the past?
– Monsters and mutants are needed
-The anthropic principle
-Layer of intelligent design
-To understand the mind of God
9. KARL MARX (1818-1883):
The myth of proletarian redemption
-The ideologue of the working world
-What sources did Marx drink from?
-The problem of human alignment
-The notion of the social unconscious
-The history of humanity is the history of class struggle?
-Proletarians of all countries, unite!
-Theory of surplus value
-The religion as opium of the people
-Errors of Marx
– Contributions of Marxism
-Theology of liberation
– Were the first Christians communists?
10. SIGMUND FREUD (1856-1939):
The Oedipus myth
-Origin of his atheism
-From success to suffering
-Discovery of the unconscious
– Hysterical men?
-Popular sex and Oedipus Complex
-Death to the depths of the mind
-The legend of Oedipus as a founding myth of collective life
-Critics to Freudian psychology
-Negative theology of Freud
-The Christianity of Christ is not neurosis but liberation
SOCIAL MYTHS IN THE LIGHT OF THE BIBLE
GLOBALIZATION AND PROTESTANTISM
1. Globalization or globalization?
2. The unbridled world of the network society
3. Historical background of globalization
4. Economy without borders
5. Nationalism frente a globalization
6. The ants of Yanagi and the horse of Troy de Ramírez
7. The acceleration of history
8. Globalizing diaspora
9. Ecological globalization
10. Changes in the family and crisis of interiority
11. Advantages and dangers of a entero world
12. Future of globalization in the 21st century
13. Christianity and globalization
14. The church faced with the danger of "single thinking"
15. The Christian leader in a entero world
16. The return of religion
17. Changes within Christianity
18. Perversions of current Protestantism
– Stealing freedom to believers
-Theology of prosperity
-When the messenger is valued more than the message
-Romper with the history of Christianity
-Insolidarity with the needy
19. What will Christianity be like in the future?
20. Christian pastoral care in the third millennium
21. Gospel values for a globalized world
22. The challenge of interfaith relations and interreligious dialogue
QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION
ONOMASTIC AND CONCEPT INDEX
How to obtain an accredited course by FLET
How to do the study
How to establish a seminar in your church
The FLET teaching plan
Goals and objectives
Tasks in militar
Program of specific tasks
Recommended books for additional reading
How to write the essay
Manual for the facilitator
Answers to review questions
A myth that is still alive
At present, millions of creatures continue to believe what Machiavelli believed. His myth adhered to the conscience of the película del Oeste world and remains as a heavy drag that with the postmodern air increases in size without stopping. In how many situations and current conflicts the media are enslaved and conditioned to the ends! Almost everyone is in merced of recognizing that Machiavellianism, or Machiavellianism, are concepts from which it is best to depart, however, who are willing today to sacrifice their desired purposes for the sake of a means that is not all that is just what should they be? It is not just those corrupt politicians who sacrifice their prestige and credibility by immolating themselves before the altar of Mamón, the god of wealth. There are also those who kill to defend an idea. The terrorists who dispose at will of the life of others or the police who fight terrorism with illegal methods. The Machiavellian myth is alive and well at the heart of post-Christian society. Perhaps where it is most evident is in the armed conflicts that are endemically bleeding humanity. The methods that such struggles employ have created a nefarious dictionary in which terms such as "ethnic cleansing", "human slaughter", "common graves", "punishment of the people", "hour of revenge", "damage" are defined without horror. collaterals "," indiscriminate bombings on the civilian population "," immunity for war criminals "and a long etcetera of overlapping Machiavellianism. The repercussion of such concepts are wounds that never finish healing because peace is not only the silence of weapons.
Leaving aside the threat of missiles and car bombs, the violence of the myth is also discovered in other environments. From the bankers who learned to defraud and suddenly became pedagogues of a society hungry for models, whatever their style, even sports or cocaine mobsters, kidnappers who love easy money and even husbands who they murder their wives because they consider them personal objects, they all respond to the same mythical pattern. The sticky spider web also extends to unscrupulous entrepreneurs who play with public health by contaminating food, feed or soft drinks. And those others that directly or indirectly are responsible for oil spills to the oceans, pollution in all its facets, unemployment or wage exploitation. What do you think of certain pharmacy multinationals when they refuse to manufacture certain vaccines, such as those that could cure malaria, exclusively on the basis of pure commercial interests? Or the prestigious fashion designers who design minimal sizes without caring at all about the future of the young anorexics? And the tens of thousands of immigrant girls who are forced to practice prostitution to survive? Is not all this a consequence of selfishness and human evil that underlies the belief that the end justifies the means? The whole world oozes Machiavellianism from all its pores. The myth is not yet overcome, as some think, but it subsists in a latent state, hidden in the darkest corners of the human soul, to manifest itself with all its virulence where it is allowed.