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Religions in the Modern World

Traditions and Transformations

by Linda Woodhead

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages480
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Open LibraryOL7486990M
ISBN 100415217849
ISBN 109780415217842

Religions in the Modern World is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. Fully international in coverage, it is accessibly written by practising and specialist teachers/5(22). Summary Comprehensive in its coverage, this completely revised and updated second edition of "Religions in the Modern World" considers the history and modern practices of .

In this reconsideration of the relation between religion and modernity, Casanova surveys the roles that religions play in the public sphere of modern societies. He looks at five cases from two religious traditions (Catholicism and Protestantism) in four countries (Spain, Poland, Brazil, USA). Welcome! This is the companion website for Religions in the Modern hensive in its coverage, this completely revised and updated second edition of Religions in the Modern World considers the history and modern practices of the world’s main religious traditions. It analyses trends in the manifestation of religion in the modern world, from secularization to the rise of new.

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"Traditionally the story of mankind is the story of a descent from an Edenic state accompanied by the possibility of a reascent;Cited by: 4. It brings together the methods of both the humanities and the social sciences to offer an introduction to work in the study of religion. Religion in the Modern World is comprehensive in its coverage.

It considers the main religious traditions of both Asia and the West, as well as new forms of religion and spirituality such as New/5. Hinduism in the Modern World presents a new and unprecedented attempt to survey the nature, range, and significance of modern and contemporary Hinduism in South Asia and the global diaspora.

Organized to reflect the direction of recent scholarly research, this volume breaks with earlier texts on this subject by seeking to overcome a misleading dichotomy between an elite, intellectualist 5/5(1). Religion in the Modern World is comprehensive in its coverage.

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He provides many interesting examples throughout and successfully explores a variety of ways in which the term 'religion' is a contestable notion, open to flexibility/5. There are well over 4, different religions in the world today. They vary by geographical spread, number of adherents, language, hierarchy and, of course, beliefs.

Some of these thousands of. In his widely acclaimed and cited book, Casanova provides a fruitful understanding of the continuing role of religion in modern societies. He develops a three dimensional definition of secularization that is quite innovative and clarifies many of the misconceptions associated with the by: Religion, throughout history, has held a prominent yet curious place in western civilization.

Though in constant flux, the institution of religion has consistently offered its followers solace in times of trouble, hope amid eminent failure, or, more generally, a sense of place and self in a large and seemingly indifferent world.

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In a sweeping reconsideration of the relation between religion and modernity, Jose Casanova surveys the roles that religions may play in the public sphere of modern societies. During the s, religious traditions around the world, from Islamic fundamentalism to Catholic liberation theology, began making their way, often forcefully, out of the private sphere and into public life, causing the 5/5(1).

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The text explores the engagement of religion with the contemporary world and the challenges of modernity. Parts 1 and 2 feature separate chapters on various Asian and Western religions, covering sources and resources, interactions with modernity, prospects Manufacturer: Routledge.

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Religions in the Modern World is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. Fully international in coverage, it is accessibly written by practising and specialist teachers.

Religion in the Modern World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Religion, throughout history, has held a prominent yet curiou /5(20). Religion in the modern world. London, Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Louis Samuel Samuel, Viscount; London (England).

School of Religion.Read this book on Questia. This comprehensive guide offers an unrivalled introduction to recent work in the study of religion, from the religious traditions of Asia and the West, to new forms of religion and spirituality such as New an historical introduction to each religion and detailed analysis of its place in the modern world, Religions in the Modern World is ideal for newcomers.Get this from a library!

Public religions in the modern world. [José Casanova] -- "In a sweeping reconsideration of the relation between religion and modernity, Jose Casanova surveys the roles that religions may play in the public sphere of modern societies.

During the s.