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Religion in Britain since 1945 : believing without belonging

Author: Grace Davie
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 1994.
Series: Making contemporary Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work aims to do two things: to describe as accurately as possible the religious situation of Britain at the end of the 20th century; and to evaluate this evidence within a sociological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Davie
ISBN: 0631184430 9780631184430 0631184449 9780631184447
OCLC Number: 185383679
Description: xi, 226 s.
Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. A rapidly changing context. 3. The sacred and the secular: religious generations in post-war Britain. 4. Religious constituencies. 5. The ordinary Gods of British society. 6. Believing without belonging: variations on a theme. 7. Handing on the tradition: the significance of age and gender. 8. Church and State: a framework for discussion. 9. Religious professionals: lay and ordained. 10. Religion and modernity: a theoretical postscript.
Series Title: Making contemporary Britain.
Responsibility: Grace Davie.

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