Tag: epistemology


When the face of the world changes. The epistemological significance of the Protestant Reformation

After Jesus was born—that is, in the era we call Anno Domini (AD)—the history of mankind was different from that of Christianity. As it is known, the latter was not the history of a triumphant march of Christianity towards its universalization and the unification of the human race. On the contrary, this history can rather be characterised as a manifestation of “the great controversy”, according to the expression christened by Ellen White in the book with the same name, written in 1888. It was a controversy with many heroes and victims, which wreaked havoc on human civilization, culture, and religion.