The Leap of Faith: Transcendental Dialogue of Religious Culture of the Middle Ages and Globalization

Volodymyr Fed


The purpose of the study is the identification of structural elements of the Middle Ages to solve current problems , highlighting the transcendental dialogue as a guarantor of the future of Culture, the most relevant conditions of Ukraine's entry into the globalization process. Methodology. The following methods were used: analytical, historical, philosophy of dialogue as the most effective method of studying the meanings of interaction and exchange of cultural traditions, content analysis and theoretical method. Scientific innovation is to recognize the possibility of using the medieval art and forms of dialogue in the formation of the "Christian" model of globalization from the political and dogmatic point of view. Conclusions. A modern leap of faith is possible owing to strengthening faith in globalization, which can go through a difficult path from the faith and acceptance of globalization as the only way of development (socio-cultural level) to the faith in divine work of integration processes, its sacralization (religious and cultural level), and religious and dogmatic level of analysis is the perspective of the study. The spiritual atmosphere of the Middle Ages cultivated tolerance to another and severity to oneself, which may be one of the essential elements of having dialogues of global world. Ukrainian context of integration processes must be implemented not from declarative and perfect, only ideological but from practical dialogue concept. It can be implemented in the cultural policy of the state, which provides Multiculturalism of the integration processes at the legislative level and develops the Ukrainian national culture as well.


culture; cultural mastery; faith; Middle Ages; life; dialogue; globalization


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