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Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

ISBN : 9780199654123

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¥3,465
Author: 
Steve Bruce
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
140 x 214 mm
Pub date
Jan 2013
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The decline in power, popularity and prestige of religion across the modern world is not a short-term or localized trend nor is it an accident. It is a consequence of subtle but powerful features of modernization. Renowned sociologist, Steve Bruce, elaborates the secularization paradigm and defends it against a wide variety of recent attempts at rebuttal and refutation. Using the best available statistical and qualitative evidence Bruce considers the implications for the

Index: 

1. Describing Secularization
2. Explaining Secularization
3. Clarifying Secularization
4. Religion Outside the Churches
5. Contemporary Spirituality
6. Superstition
7. The Supply-side Alternative
8. Unexceptional America
9. Secularization Elsewhere
10. Will Conflict Reverse Secularization?

About the author: 

Steve Bruce, Professor of Sociology, University of Aberdeen

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