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A secular age

Author: Charles Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The place of religion in society has changed profoundly in the last few centuries, particularly in the West. In what will be a defining book for our time, Taylor takes up the question of what these  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taylor
ISBN: 9780674026766 0674026764
OCLC Number: 182615515
Awards: Winner of Templeton Prize 2007
Description: x, 874 pages
Contents: The work of reform --
The bulwarks of belief --
The rise of the disciplinary society --
The great disembedding --
Modern social imaginaries --
The spectre of idealism --
The turning point --
Providential deism --
The impersonal order --
The nova effect --
The malaises of modernity --
The dark abyss of time --
The expanding universe of unbelief --
Nineteenth-century trajectories --
Narratives of secularization --
The age of mobilization --
The age of authenticity --
Religion today --
Conditions of belief --
The immanent frame --
Cross pressures --
Dilemmas 1 --
Dilemmas 2 --
Unquiet frontiers of modernity --
Conversions.
Responsibility: Charles Taylor.
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If the author had accomplished nothing more than a survey of the voluminous body of "secularization theory," he would have done something valuable. But, although Taylor clearly articulates his Read more...

 
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