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Society without God : what the least religious nations can tell us about contentment

Author: Phil Zuckerman
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on sociological theories and the author's own research, this title counters the claims of outspoken, conservative American Christians who argue that a society without God would be hell on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Zuckerman
ISBN: 9780814797235 0814797237 9780814797143 0814797148
OCLC Number: 781197002
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Religion) 2008
Description: IX, 227 str. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Society without God --
Jens, Anne, and Christian --
Fear of death and the meaning of life --
Lene, Sonny, and Gitte --
Being secular --
Why? --
Dorthe, Laura, and Johanne --
Cultural religion --
Back to the USA.
Responsibility: Phil Zuckerman.

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