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Heelas, Paul / Martin, David / Morris, Paul
Religion, Modernity and Postmodernity
Religion and Spirituality in the Modern World

1. Edition May 1998
105.- Euro
1998. 348 Pages, Hardcover
- Wiley & Sons Ltd -
ISBN 978-0-631-19847-5 - John Wiley & Sons

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Religion, Modernity and Postmodernity is the first book to engage the study of religion with contemporary theorizing about culture. It addresses important issues such as whether there are postmodern forms of religion, whether theories of religion framed in terms of modernity can be recast to suit new or emerging circumstances, and how the study of religion can be better integrated with recent developments in the study of culture.

From the contents
List of Contributors.

1. Introduction: On Differentiation and Dedifferentiation: PaulHeelas (University of Lancaster).

2. Cathedrals to Cults: The Evolving Forms of Religious Life:Steve Bruce (University of Aberdeen).

3. Terminal Faith: Mark C. Taylor (Williams College).

4. Postmodern Religion? Zygmunt Bauman (University ofLeeds).

5. Tradition, Retrospective Perception, Nationalism andModernism : Ninian Smart (University of California at SantaBarbara).

6. From Fundamentalism to Fundamentalisms: A Religious Ideologyin Multiple Forms: Bruce B. Lawrence (Duke University).

7. From Pre- to Postmodernity in Latin America: The Case ofPentacostalism: Bernice Martin (Royal Holloway College,London).

8. Secularization and Citizenship in Muslim Indonesia: Robert W.Hefner (Boston University).

9. Religion and National Identity in Modern and PostmodernJapan: Winston Davis (Washington and Lee University).

10. The Construals of 'Europe': Religion, Theology and theProblematics of Modernity: Richard H. Roberts (LancasterUniversity).

11. Post-Christianity: Don Cupitt (University of Cambridge).

12. Kenosis and Naming: Beyond Analogy and Towards AllegoriaAmoris: Graham Ward (University of Cambridge).

13. Sublimity: The Modern Transcendent: John Milbank (Universityof Cambridge).

14. The Primacy of Theology and the Question of Perception:Philip Blond (University of Cambridge).

15. The Impossible: Kevin Hart (Monash University).




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