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Religion in Western society

Author: Stephen Hunt
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Sociology for a changing world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers a comprehensive account of religion in Western societies, focusing particularly on Western Europe and North America but taking in developments elsewhere around the globe as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hunt
ISBN: 0333945913 9780333945919 0333945921 9780333945926
OCLC Number: 48680607
Description: vii, 235 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Religion in the West : a sociological perspective --
2. Secularization and the "decline" of religion --
3. The resurgence of religion? --
4. Western religion in the global context --
5. Religion : change and stability in Western societies --
6. Belief, practice and belonging --
7. Challenges to Western Christianity --
8. Sectarianism and fundamentalism --
9. Cults and the new religiosity --
10. The new religions : issues and controversies --
11. The religions of ethnic minorities in the West --
12. Popular forms of religiosity --
Conclusion : the future of religion in the West --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Sociology for a changing world.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Hunt.

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