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|ISBN:||9780745646183 0745646182 9780745646190 0745646190|
|Description:||x, 231 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgements Chapter I The diary of 'a God of one's own': Etty Hillesum. An unsociological introduction II The return of the Gods and the crisis of European modernity. A sociological introduction III Tolerance and violence: The two faces of the religions IV Heresy or the invention of a 'God of one's own' V The cunning of unintended consequences: How to civilize global religious conflicts. Five models VI Peace instead of Truth? The futures of the religions in the world risk society Bibliography|
|Responsibility:||Ulrich Beck ; translated by Rodney Livingstone.|
"A volume with more than enough ideas to inspire the study of religion for the foreseeable future. The author's acclaimed individualization thesis is put to work in the context of an emerging debate