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Download Secularization: In Defence Of An Unfashionable Theory
Author: Steve Bruce | Isbn: 0199584400 | File size: 1.2 MB | Year: 2011 | Pages: 233 | Language: English | File format: PDF | Category: Politics and Sociology
The decline in power, popularity and prestige of religion across the modern world is not a short-term or localized trend nor is it an accident. It is a consequence of subtle but powerful features of modernization.
Renowned sociologist, Steve Bruce, elaborates the secularization paradigm and defends it against a wide variety of recent attempts at rebuttal and refutation. Using the best available statistical and qualitative evidence Bruce considers the implications for the